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Vol. 137, No. 5 FEBRUARY 4, 1991


THE GULF: A heady first week brings a sobering morning after, as allied air strikes heat up and Saddam hunkers down for a war that now appears likely to last for months

Despite relentless pounding from U.S. and other allied warplanes, Iraq unleashes ecological terror in the Persian Gulf and lobs more Scuds into Israel and Saudi Arabia (left, onlookers in Riyadh view the smoking remains of a missile). Meanwhile, the campaign to retake Kuwait proceeds on target.


Stormin' Norman takes charge

Nobody doubts who is running the show in Saudi Arabia. Or whether he has earned the job.


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