Articles for tag: Gulf War, Persian Gulf

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Media Coverage of the Persian Gulf War

The Persian Gulf War was the first major conflict involving the United States since Vietnam, and though its duration was brief its legacy continues to effect American war reporting to this day. Media coverage of the Gulf War has been criticized as an extended arm of the Bush Administration, plagued with censorship and unwarranted patriotism. ...

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The Worst Major Oil Spills in History

When most Americans think about the world’s largest oil spills, the Exxon Valdez comes to mind. In many ways the Exxon Valdez oil spill has become synonymous with the worst oil spills in history. But as catastrophic as the Exxon Valdez oil spill was, in terms of the number of gallons of oil spilled, the ...

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Biography of General Colin Powell

General Colin Powell is one of the greatest military men of our era. Having performed admirably in the military, politics and the public arena, he has contributed much to the United States, and has inspired minorities everywhere. A truly deserving Congressional Medal of Honor winner, Gen. Powell has been in the service of our country ...

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Exploring the 5 Important Rivers of Southwest Asia

Southwest Asia, more commonly referred to as the Middle East, is home to some of the most important rivers in civilization. The region, which extends from the Asian portion of Turkey in the west to Saudi Arabia and Yemen in the south to the Iran/Afghanistan border and Pakistan in the east and Armenia, Azerbaijan, and ...