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Liberal leader Chrétien opposes Gulf War

Unlike any conflict before, the Gulf War of 1991 played out in a brave new world of biological warfare. A round-the-clock television audience was captivated by the flying missiles that lit up the night sky. Canadian troops, sent abroad for combat for the first time since the Korean War joined the Allied forces to fight Iraq's invasion of Kuwait. On the surface, the occupation ended swiftly and decisively as the Iraqi forces retreated. But as was evident over the next decade, the problems remained unresolved.

Liberal leader Jean Chrétien opposes Canadian involvement in the Gulf War.

Chretien
Medium: Television
Program: The Journal
Broadcast Date: Nov. 28, 1990
Guest(s): Jean Chrétien, Audrey McLaughlin
Host: Barbara Frum
Duration: 8:40

Last updated: April 12, 2013

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