Gulf War Syndrome

Gulf War Syndrome was among the many controversies surrounding the Gulf War and it's aftermath. Gulf War Syndrome is a mysterious disease that inflicted veterans of the Persian Gulf War. Some of the symptoms include:
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  • large blisters and rashes
  • headaches
  • diarrhea
  • bleeding gums
  • chronic fatigue
  • severe pain in joints and muscles.
The disease is believed to be related to possible chemical and/or biological weapons contamination during the war.

Highway of Death

The Highway of Death was a highly controversial issue after the Gulf War. U.S. troops attacked retreating Iraqi soldiers, leaving a path of destruction. The acts performed by U.S. troops violated articles of the Geneva Conventions of 1949.
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Bulldozer Assault

U.S. troops decided to use plows attached to tanks to plow through the Saddam Hussein Line , an Iraqi fortified line near the Saudi Arabian border.
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Sources:
http://archives.cbc.ca/war_conflict/1991_gulf_war/topics/593-3127/
http://www.vetshome.com/gulf_war_page_7.htm