This volume reveals the full extent of the 1991 Persian Gulf War's devastation (including oil spills seventy times larger than the Exxon Valdez disaster, how the West armed Iraq, the link between oil fires and the storms that devastated Bangladesh and China in 1991, and the impact on Iraqi, Kuwaiti, and Palestinian women and Desert Storm veterans) and how it has been deliberately played down and covered up in official accounts. arc/Arms Control Research Center is a public interest organization of scientists, economists, planners, and activists, based in San Francisco, California.
"Of great interest to all those who are rightly concerned about the Gulf conflict and its impact on the people of the region." —Noam Chomsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"This very valuable publication provides much needed detail…The overall picture presented is of much greater environmental damage than has been admitted by any one of the governments involved." —Ian Lee Doucet, Medical Educational Trust