Catel et Bocquet retracent le destin de la fascinante Joséphine Baker dans un magnifique roman (bio)graphique tout en noir et blanc. En 500 pages, les auteurs nous dévoilent toutes les facettes de cette femme emplie de convictions : muse de nombreux artistes, militante contre la ségrégation raciale, agent du contre-espionnage de la France Libre, mère adoptive d’une douzaine d’enfants venus d’horizons divers… elle était décidément bien plus qu’une danseuse de cabaret affublée d’une ceinture de bananes...
In August 1990, Kuwait was invaded by Iraq, shortly after the beginning of the second Gulf War. Afraid that the situation would become explosive once again, the UN launched Operation Desert Storm on 17th January to oust the Iraqi army from the territory and avoid further hostilities. A few days later, despite 90, 000 tons of bombing having been dropped by the coalition, a solution still seemed a long way off.
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In 50 minutes you will be able to:
. Understand the political and social context preceding the operation, which prompted Saddam Hussein to invade Kuwait
. Identify the main leaders of Iraq and the opposing Allied forces
. Analyze the outcome of the battle and how this impacted the future of the Middle East
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