Accession Number : ADA308599

Title :   Desert Storm: Victory Parades and Second Thoughts.

Descriptive Note : Strategy research rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Sowa, Lawrence J.

PDF Url : ADA308599

Report Date : 15 APR 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : The Gulf War was a resounding military victory that clearly met the national objectives set by president Bush. However, it quickly became subject to intense post-war critical review. Was the war a strategic success? What were the factors that contributed to its controversial nature? This paper argues that Desert Storm was a 'Limited war' success. Because of the restrictive nature of this form of conflict, it will be inevitably subject to critical review and revisionism.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY OPERATIONS, GULFS, IRAQ, KUWAIT, MILITARY STRATEGY, PRESIDENT(UNITED STATES), POSTWAR OPERATIONS, LOW INTENSITY CONFLICT.

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE