Top 5 moments in President George H.W. Bush's life as president


President Bush responded to Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait in 1990

Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait claiming that they had stolen oil from the border. Kuwait and Saudi Arabia ended up calling for support from their NATO allies. In 1990, President Bush ordered Operation Desert Storm, which led to the massive Gulf War. Operation Desert Storm lasted only 42 days when Bush declared a cease-fire. Most of the Iraqi military surrendered or just fled back to Iraq.

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