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Operation Desert Fox

Duration:
10 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 16 December 2010

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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