Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990 used by UK to boost weapon sales

Published: 12/08/2017
Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990 used by UK to boost weapon sales
Source: WWW.THEGUARDIAN.COM

Thatcher government saw war on Saddam as an ‘unparalleled opportunity’ to sell arms, declassified secret memos reveal The British government saw Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait as an “unparalleled opportunity” to sell arms to Gulf states, according to recently declassified secret documents. The memos, released by the National Archives , reveal how in the build-up to the 1990 Gulf war ministers and civil

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