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Old 04-14-2003, 05:23 PM   #1
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You Know the War is "Over" When...

...CNN takes down its "Breaking News" ticker and says "Major Conflict Over." Now I know that there is going to be continued military presence, but, for all intensive purposes, the war is over. The shift now will be like Afghanistan--a persistant, low-level police action.

So how many days was this war? Less than a month methinks. How long was Gulf War I and how many days was Gulf War II here?


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If today is the end, it was about 25 or 26 days long. First Gulf War was about 44 days.

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Old 04-14-2003, 06:51 PM   #3
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That's about what I remember. I remember getting home from someplace in 1991 and the President was giving a speech about the end of the war. A treaty had been signed I believe. I forget the particulars.
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