Who suffered more from the First Gulf War: Saddam or his people?
Terms of the Gulf War Ceasefire
Iraq had to recognize Kuwait’s sovereignty. (TERRITORIAL)
Iraq had to pay reparations. (ECONOMIC)
Iraqi aircraft could not enter the ‘no fly zones’ established in the north and south of Iraq. These were established to protect his own people from attacks. (MILITARY)
Iraq had to comply with a new UN Security Council Resolution 687 which destroy all WMDs and comply with UN weapons inspections. (MILITARY)
Until all WMDs were destroyed, economic sanctions were imposed on Iraq by the UN. (MILITARY & ECONOMIC)
Read the evidence cards A-H below. Sort them by letter into the table below to show how Saddam and his people suffered from the effects of the Gulf War.
Activity / Task
Write a 300 word report to the UN Security Council explaining the effects of the war on Iraq. Divide your report into three sections:
Humanitarian effects (how the war has caused human suffering)
Political effects (how the war has affected Iraq’s political situation)
Consequences for the UN