January 28, 1991


President Bush meets with Secretary Baker, Govenor Sununu, Robert Gates, General Scowcroft, General Powell, Secretary Cheney, and Vice Price Quayle. The principals lean forward to review maps and other briefing materials regarding Operation Desert Storm that are on the coffee table.

January 18, 1991


President Bush meets with Director Bob Gates, Sec. Dick Cheney, Gen. Colin Powell, Governor John Sununu, and Gen. Brent Scowcroft in the Oval Office.

January 17, 1991


President Bush and the Cabinet pray during their meeting regarding Operation Desert Storm.
President Bush and the Cabinet pray during their meeting regarding Operation Desert Storm.

January 16, 1991

President Bush prepares to address the nation regarding Operation Desert Storm.

President Bush talks to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak from the Oval Office Study about the commencement of Operation Desert Storm. Vice President Quayle is present during the call.
From the Oval Office Study, President Bush notifies world leaders and Congress of the imminent attack on Iraqi troops in Kuwait by United States forces. General Scowcroft reviews briefing materials.

January 15, 1991

President George Bush meets with Gates, Sununu, Cheney, Vice President Quayle, Baker, Scowcroft, and Powell.

January 09, 1991

President George Bush watches Iraqi Foreign Minister Tariq Aziz on the television in the Oval Office dining area with Gen. Powell, Robert Gates, Vice President Quayle, and Secretary Cheney while talking on the telephone with Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.

January 05, 1991

President Bush meets with United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar to discuss the U.N. Resolutions regarding Iraq's invasion of Kuwait and the Middle East situation.

January 04, 1991

President Bush gives a press conference discussing Iraq and the situation in the Middle East on the South Lawn of the White House. Robert Gates, Govenor Sununu, General Scowcroft, and Marlin Fitzwater stand near the President.