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Gulf War

Iraq: The Invisible War – Black Flag

In 1990, US Secretary of State James Baker told Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz that if Iraq did not comply with US demands, "we will reduce you to the pre-industrial age”. Nine years on, that objective has not changed.

From Black Flag #218 1999.

Iraq: The Impeachment War - Black Flag

From Black Flag #216 1999.

Midnight Notes #11 (1992) – Midnight Oil: Work, Energy, War 1973-1992

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11th issue of the autonomist journal Midnight Notes - a book published originally by Autonomedia.

"Gulf War Syndrome"

Brief summary of what is known as "gulf war syndrome", an illness contracted by an estimated 175,000 veterans of the First Gulf War.

The great war for civilisation: The conquest of the Middle East - Robert Fisk

A sweeping and dramatic history of the last half century of conflict in the Middle East from an award-winning journalist who has covered the region for over thirty years, The Great War for Civilisation unflinchingly chronicles the tragedy of the region from the Algerian Civil War to the Iranian Revolution; from the American hostage crisis in Beirut to the Iran-Iraq War; from the 1991 Gulf War to the American invasion of Iraq in 2003.

The untold history of the United States - Peter Kuznick and Oliver Stone

The companion to the Showtime documentary series, director Oliver Stone and historian Peter Kuznick challenge the prevailing orthodoxies of traditional history books in this thoroughly researched and rigorously analyzed look at the dark side of American history.

Life during war time

Slightly fictionalized autobiographical short story, with the U.S. invasion of Iraq in the early 1990s as background.

The Planetary War of the United States of America

Extensive analysis of the capitalist world system, inter-imperialst rivalries and war in the current epoch from a 'bordigist' perspective written in 2001.

Gang warfare in the Gulf

Libertarian/council communist group Subversion argue against support for either side in the Gulf War.

Subversion #4

Issue of Subversion with articles about the coming Gulf War, Arthur Scargill, perestroika and the fall of the Soviet Union and the fight against the poll tax.