The Suez Canal Crisis

The Suez War, also known by the other names of Suez Canal Crisis and Tripartite Aggression, was a short lived conflict that has had long standing complications for all those involved. The Suez War is named after the Suez Canal in which the conflict was a major factor. This canal is not simply a canal … Read more

Operation Desert Storm

Operation Desert Storm is the well known operational code name for the military operations at the start of the Gulf War, now known as the First Gulf War. What many do erroneously tend to do is call the whole Gulf War “Operation Desert Storm” which is incorrect. Operation Desert Storm started on the 17th January … Read more

The Israel Lebanon War

The Israel Lebanon War is not simply one war between these two neighbouring nations, it is in fact a term used for a series of three main conflicts that Lebanon and Israel have had with one another in recent times. The first of the three Israel Lebanon War’s occurred in 1978 with the second in … Read more

Iraqi Freedom

The term Iraqi Freedom does not only represent the freedom of Iraq during the Second Gulf War but also the name Operation Iraqi Freedom which is the wars alternative name. Between March 20th 2003 and the present day, allied coalition forces from over forty different countries have been led by America on a war to … Read more

Iraq War Summary

The Iraq War is better known to many as the Second Gulf War, a war that saw Saddam Hussein finally toppled from power. While this can be said, how many of us can truly recount the reasons for war and the outcome of conflict? This war was supposed to be a quick affair but we … Read more

The Invasion of Kuwait

In 1990 Iraq invaded Kuwait over an argument about economic and diplomatic issues; many may know this invasion as the Iraq-Kuwait War. Prior to the invasion of Kuwait the two countries were strong allies, in fact when Iraq was at war with Iran they found Kuwait to be very supportive and act as a port … Read more