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Forget smart weapons!

Mikhail Gorbechev had initiated a peace plan for Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait which also contained assurances for continuation of the status quo under Saddam Hussein. It was rejected by the United States and President George Bush on 19th February, 1991. February 22nd saw the full and unconditional surrender of Iraqi troops from Kuwait.