Operation Desert Fox

On 16 December 1998 the US and Britain began a four day bombardment of Iraq.

Their justification for Operation Desert Fox was Iraq's failure to comply with United Nations resolutions on disarmament.

Prakash Shah was the UN special representative in Baghdad - he lived through the bombing.

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Thu 16 Dec 2010 11:50 GMT

Cuban History Collection

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, Credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images

Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US

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