quote by Paul Cellucci

But Canada remains a crucial partner in this global war on terrorism, and we are grateful for that. Canadian naval vessels, aircraft and military personnel continue anti-terrorist operations in the Persian Gulf.

— Paul Cellucci

Most Powerful Persian Gulf War quotations

Ironically, the Canadian naval vessels, aircraft and personnel in the Persian Gulf I mentioned earlier who are fighting terrorism will provide more support indirectly to this war in Iraq than most of the 46 countries that are fully supporting our efforts there.

Persian gulf war quote Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.
Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

Our firm view is that the president has no legal authority, none whatsoever, to commit American troops to war in the Persian Gulf or anywhere else without congressional authorization.

Persian gulf war quote Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

I would support a Presidential candidate who pledged to take the following steps: ... At the end of the war in the Persian Gulf, press for a comprehensive Middle East settlement and for a 'new world order' based not on Pax Americana but on peace through law with a stronger U.N. and World Court.

You know we armed Iraq. I wondered about that too, you know during the Persian Gulf war those intelligence reports would come out: "Iraq: incredible weapons - incredible weapons." How do you know that? "Uh, well... we looked at the receipts."

The automation of warfare has, then, come a long way since the Persian Gulf War of 1991.

Persian gulf war quote Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.
Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.

Using overwhelming air power to utterly and completely destroy ISIS.

To put things in perspective, in the first Persian Gulf War, we launched roughly 1,100 air attacks a day. We carpet bombed them for 36 days, saturation bombing, after which our troops went in and in a day and a half mopped up what was left of the Iraqi army.

We've made some mistakes in this country in times past - the Korean conflict proceeding that, some say proceeding the Persian Gulf War, where we were ambiguous as to what we would do.

By accident of geography, the world's major oil resources are in Shi'ite-dominated areas. Iran's oil is concentrated right near the gulf, which happens to be an Arab area, not Persian. Khuzestan is Arab, has been loyal to Iran, fought with Iran not Iraq during the Iran-Iraq war. This is a potential source of dissension. I would be amazed if there isn't an attempt going on to stir up secessionist elements in Khuzestan.

Persian gulf war quote It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.
It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.
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For instance, the Persian Gulf War was a miniature world war.

It took place in a small geographical area. In this sense it was a local war. But it was one that made use of all the power normally reserved for global war.

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The Persian Gulf crisis has forged a new world order in which the superpower adversaries of the Cold War now stand united to reverse Iraq's conquest of Kuwait.