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Author: Charles Joseph Gross
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: persian, gulf, crisis, guard, national, storm, air, shield
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 1994-10
ISBN-10: 0788146440
ISBN-13: 9780788146442

The Persian Gulf Crisis of 1990-91 was a pivotal episode for the Air National Guard (ANG). Driven by a total force policy & the robust defense budgets of the 1980s, the ANG had developed into a true force in reserve that demonstrated a high degree of professionalism. Contents: introduction (ANG aviators have participated in wars & contingencies since 1916); leaning forwardÓ (the ANG pushed to be Ôin the hunt' during the Persian Gulf Crisis); redefining the ANGÓ (volunteerism is emphasized & tailored forces are packaged); validating the total forceÓ (ANG members performed well during the Pe

Author: Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee to Review
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: recommendations, research, information, systems, war, gulf, consequences, service, persian, health
Number of Pages: 212
Published: 1996-01
eBookDB-ID: NAP:14031

The Committee to Review the Health Consequences of Service During the Persian Gulf War was charged to assess actions taken by the secretaries of the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to collect and maintain data on the health of Persian Gulf veterans, to make recommendations to improve the collection and maintenance of such data, and to determine whether there is a sound scientific basis for and epidemiologic study of the health consequences of service and, if so, to recommend the types of studies that should be undertaken.

Author: Richard D. Sokolsky
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: gulf, persian, interests, defending, containment
Number of Pages: 9
Published: 2008-05-01
ISBN-10: 1437900828
ISBN-13: 9781437900828

Summarizes the key judgments & recommendations of a Nat. Defense University book entitled żThe U.S. & the Persian Gulf: Redesigning U.S. Forces for the Post-Containment Era.ż Written in 2002, before the U.S. invasion of Iraq, it notes that with or without regime change in Iraq, the U.S. military posture toward the Persian Gulf will require significant adjustments over the next decade. The future of Iraq -- & the outcome of U.S. efforts to effect regime change & Baghdadżs compliance with U.N. Security Council resolutions -- will be the key driver of the size & character of these changes. The

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: persian, gulf, war, veterans, indiana, selected, desert, storm, health, concerns, operation
Number of Pages: 49
Published: 1995-08-01
ISBN-10: 0788120794
ISBN-13: 9780788120794

Covers the concerns of Persian Gulf veterans as to their health, weather or not they have all been taken care of or will be.

Author: Daniel Byman John R. Wise
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: threats, opportunities, trends, decade, gulf, coming, persian
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 0833032062
ISBN-13: 9780833032065

This book summarizes likely challenges to U.S. interests in the Persian Gulf, identifies key uncertainties and trends, and assesses the implications of those trends for the United States. The authors examine shifting military balances and weaknesses, the threat from weapons of mass destruction (WMD); social and economic trends in the region; potential regime changes; and the effects of the U.S. military presence in the region.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: gulf, war, persian, deployment, military, women
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 1993-12-01
ISBN-10: 0788101021
ISBN-13: 9780788101021

Discusses the deployment of women in the military to the Persian Gulf during Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm. Addresses women's roles & performance; ability to endure deployment conditions; effect on unit cohesion; & effect on a unit's ability to deploy. Charts, tables & map.

Author: Richard F. Grimmett
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: six, years, thirty, resolution, powers, war
Number of Pages: 81
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437932932
ISBN-13: 9781437932935

Discusses and assesses the War Powers Resolution (WPR) and its application. Contents: (1) Intro.; (2) Provisions of the WPR; (3) Constitutional Questions Raised: War Powers of Pres. and Congress; Legislative Veto; Auto. Withdrawal Provision; (4) Major Cases and Issues Prior to the Persian Gulf War: Vietnam and Mayaguez: Iran Hostage Rescue Attempt; El Salvador; Honduras; Lebanon; Grenada; Libya; Persian Gulf, 1987; Invasion of Panama; (5) Major Cases and Issues in the Post-Cold War World: U.N. Actions: Persian Gulf War, 1991; Iraq-Post Gulf War; Somalia; Former Yugoslavia, Bosnia, Kosovo; Hait
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