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Essay heading: Was The Gulf War a 'Just War'?
 
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Written by: James Robinson
Date added: July 1, 2009
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But on the broad scale of the Kuwaiti invasion, the coalition's use of force was a humanitarian intervention because no one could argue that the systematic slaughter of civilian Kuwaitis was anything but evil. However, it can be argued that the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait was out of necessity for survival...
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Iraq had been in a war of attrition with Iran which had almost bankrupted them leading to an Iraqi request that OPEC raise oil prices to $25 per barrel from $17 per barrel. It was also alleged that Kuwait had been diagonally drilling into Iraqi oil fields and stealing their prime source of income. After Kuwait refused to pay Iraq’s demands of $2...
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