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March 20, 1991 | WILLIAM J. EATON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sending a strong, dunning message to several Arab allies, the Senate voted 98 to 1 on Tuesday to ban arms sales to nations that fail to make good on multibillion-dollar pledges to defray costs incurred by the United States in the Persian Gulf War. The extraordinary prohibition was included in an Operation Desert Storm money bill that authorizes expenditures of $42.6 billion, most of which is supposed to be financed by allied contributions.
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May 31, 1991 | From Reuters
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein did not believe that U.S. envoy April Glaspie had given him a green light to seize Kuwait and expected a severe U.S. reaction, an Iraqi leader said in an interview published Thursday. Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tarik Aziz told the Turkish daily Milliyet that he was present at a controversial meeting between Hussein and Glaspie just before the Aug. 2 invasion.
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March 22, 1991 | Reuters
The U.S. ambassador to Iraq, April Glaspie, said Thursday that she believes President Saddam Hussein was convinced last July that the United States would go to war in the Persian Gulf if necessary but might have believed he could win. Glaspie's testimony to a House subcommittee was sharply challenged by the chairman, Rep. Lee Hamilton (D-Ind.), who cited a series of Administration statements to try to show that the United States gave conflicting signals.
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March 22, 1991 | Reuters
The U.S. ambassador to Iraq, April Glaspie, said Thursday that she believes President Saddam Hussein was convinced last July that the United States would go to war in the Persian Gulf if necessary but might have believed he could win. Glaspie's testimony to a House subcommittee was sharply challenged by the chairman, Rep. Lee Hamilton (D-Ind.), who cited a series of Administration statements to try to show that the United States gave conflicting signals.
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March 21, 1991 | MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ambassador April Glaspie, answering criticism that she led Saddam Hussein to think he could take Kuwait with impunity, broke months of public silence Wednesday and told Congress that she warned the Iraqi leader that the United States would come to the defense of its allies in the Persian Gulf.
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May 31, 1991 | From Reuters
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein did not believe that U.S. envoy April Glaspie had given him a green light to seize Kuwait and expected a severe U.S. reaction, an Iraqi leader said in an interview published Thursday. Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tarik Aziz told the Turkish daily Milliyet that he was present at a controversial meeting between Hussein and Glaspie just before the Aug. 2 invasion.
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March 21, 1991 | MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ambassador April Glaspie, answering criticism that she led Saddam Hussein to think he could take Kuwait with impunity, broke months of public silence Wednesday and told Congress that she warned the Iraqi leader that the United States would come to the defense of its allies in the Persian Gulf.
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March 20, 1991 | WILLIAM J. EATON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sending a strong, dunning message to several Arab allies, the Senate voted 98 to 1 on Tuesday to ban arms sales to nations that fail to make good on multibillion-dollar pledges to defray costs incurred by the United States in the Persian Gulf War. The extraordinary prohibition was included in an Operation Desert Storm money bill that authorizes expenditures of $42.6 billion, most of which is supposed to be financed by allied contributions.
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