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What were the most important strategies that shaped the conduct of the Persian Gulf War?

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There were three strategies that were of greatest importance in shaping the conduct of the war.

First, there was the strategy of making this a coalition war.  For political reasons, the US did not want to be the only country fighting Iraq.  Therefore, it took many steps to ensure that it had a large coalition of countries on its side.  This included, for example, the decision not to invade...

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