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Gulf War 1991 

  1. The mother of battles.
    popular interpretation of his description of the approaching Gulf War
    Saddam Hussein 1937–2006 Iraqi statesman; President 1979–2003: speech in Baghdad, 6 January 1991; Times, 7 January 1991, reported that Saddam had no intention of relinquishing Kuwait and was ready for the ‘mother of all wars’
  2. If Kuwait grew carrots we wouldn't give a damn.
    Lawrence Korb 1939–  American government official: in International Herald Tribune 21 August 1990
  3. First, we are going to cut it off, and then, we are going to kill it.
    strategy for dealing with the Iraqi Army in the Gulf War
    Colin Powell 1937–  American general and Republican politician: at a press conference, 23 January 1991