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Iraq's economy hurt by IS war, low oil prices

...wealth. Back then, 1 Iraqi dinar was worth $3. But the economy began to suffer under economic sanctions after the 1991 Gulf War. By the time of the U.S.-led invasion, it was 3,000 dinars to $1. Today, it's about 1,166 dinars to...
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After vet felled by PTSD, service dog aids family

...demons of war had invaded Wade Baker's dreams."I woke up with Honor standing on my chest, licking my face," the Gulf War veteran once told an interviewer. He tried to push his service dog away, but Honor persisted."He was stopping the...
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Review: 'Hunting in Wartime'

...Anchorage, though Farinella wants to expand viewings to Kodiak and other places."This really hits home with me," a Gulf War veteran told her after the second showing."I'm glad that that documentary is there," Bennett said. "I think it's...
Doctor: 3-4 months for George HW Bush's fracture to heal

...Democrat Bill Clinton amid voters' concerns about the economy after one term, highlighted by the success of the 1991 Gulf War in Kuwait.Bush was a naval aviator in World War II and his torpedo plane was shot down over the Pacific. He also served...
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Obama offers Gulf nations "ironclad" security cooperation the Gulf region, and to deter and confront external aggression against our allies and partners, as we did in the Gulf War, is unequivocal," it said.While the U.S. has long provided military support to partners in the Gulf, the statement...
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Legislative roundup: Feb. 2, 2014

...also introduced legislation Wednesday to update housing and employment preference eligibility statutes to include 1991 Gulf War and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans. "The bill also contains provisions to include veterans of future conflicts, should...
Reflections on Memorial Day

...percent. Three years later, after the fall of the Berlin Wall but, almost certainly more relevant, after the first Gulf War, the confidence level was at 78 percent. It reached 85 percent in January 2002, just after the Sept. 11 terrorism...
Volunteer nurses help bridge the Iraq culture gap

...short of knowledge and experience. "Before the first Gulf War, nurses were a low-accepted position," Simmons said...Philippines and other places and brought them in. After the Gulf War, all of those nurses left and there were no experienced...
Murkowski visits troops in Iraq

...second trip to Iraq. As a U.S. senator, with Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, he met with Hussein prior to the first Gulf War. Andrew Petty can be reached at
Troopers, not airplanes

...about free-speech rights and reactions of some to a parade entry on the 4th of July. As a Marine veteran of the first Gulf War, I personally found no offensive displays at your "hometown" parade. It looked like patriotic citizens exercising...


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