Saddam Hussein is a stupid, stupid man.
My thoughts at the time were that Saddam should have kept going and captured the Saudi oilfields and then ‘allowed’ himself to be talked out of them by the Saudis in exchange for promises not to invite western militaries in and to recognize the annexation of his ’19th’ province. I suspect that the Saudis would’ve bought it, like, they really care about the kuwaitis, right? Right?
Kuwait was liberated a decade before January 2001.
The Mets’ first season was ’62.