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Why did Iran not come to the aid of Iraq during the Persian Gulf War?

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Iran did not come to the aid of Iraq during the Persian Gulf War because the two countries were enemies at that time.  There were at least two reasons why they were enemies.

First, Iran and Iraq were enemies because they had fought a very bloody war in the recent past.  The Persian Gulf War happened in late 1990 and early 1991.  At that point, it had only been a couple of years since Iran and Iraq had ended their...

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