Sadam killed 5,000 Kurds in 1988 during the 8 yr. war. Over 4,000 villages were destroyed.
1990 U.N. says he must leaveKuwait.
1991-cease fire by Bush Sr. – Sadam feared uprising of Shites and Kurd – Sadam then claimed they were stealing oil and found new ways of torture and killing.
Total of 1,000,000 Kurds were killed before the end of the war.
After the war with Kuwait Sadam returned to power and continued slaughtering civilians.
The people waited for the Army of Iran or U.N. to intervene and save them. No one came.
1994 murder, slaughter, and torture continued – Sadam created new ways of torture of amputating ears to create fear and submission.