With Iraq's invasion of Kuwait on 2 August 1990 a new dimension of conflict was added to the already volatile Middle East.
"Roots of Conflict: The First World War and the Political Fragmentation of the Middle East,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 45
, Article 7.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol45/iss2/7