Victory! But what had really been won? Kuwait had been freed. But Saddam Hussein remained in power. The Kurdish people had become refugees, starving, dying in the quest to flee their homeland. Iraq had been destroyed by relentless bombing. The war was over but t he opportunity for broader peace in the Middle East appeard dim.
For the men and women of "Desert Storm", a victory without question. But the broader question of the merits of US military and political involvement in the Gulf remain to be answered.
CNN's award-winning documentary team "Special Reports" weaves the dramatic story of the victims and the families, the warriors and the peacemakers in the aftermath of the War in the Gulf.