Visit to Iraq: March 25, 1991

Steven Dutch, Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
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The Road North

Just north of the choke point.

Wrecked communications dishes and downed power lines.

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The Rawdatain Oil Field

In Iraq

Camps at the border for Shiite refugees.

Now here's something you don't often see coming off a freeway.


Okay, Kuwait isn't a democracy. Compare the oil reserves or Iraq with those of Kuwait. Then compare these pictures with the pictures of Kuwait city. That's what Kuwait did with its oil money. This is what Iraq has done with its.

A Foretaste of Kurdistan

The 431st CA Company had people here assisting with Shiite refugees. These soldiers are distributing water. Water is the big life-support problem in refugee operations. If people have to go more than 24 hours without it, they resort to stuff like what's on the ground.

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