Here are five noteworthy docs and series you may have missed this year, and might want to carve some time out for in By James Clark December 31, There were some fun blockbusters, like Hunter Killer , which was essentially Olympus Has Fallen on a submarine , and The Predator , Shane Black's campy but entertaining sci-fi horror flick, which feels like what you'd get if The Dirty Dozen met the man-hunting alien from the original Predator. Then there were the numerous cable television series, like the second season History's SEAL Team drama, SIX , which delivered on the dark tone its fans have come to expect.
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Immediately condemned by the international community, Iraq was sanctioned by the United Nations and given an ultimatum to withdraw by January 15, As the fall passed, a multi-national force assembled in Saudi Arabia to defend that nation and to prepare for the liberation of Kuwait. On January 17, coalition aircraft began an intense aerial campaign against Iraqi targets. Despite requests, neither nation was willing to forgive these debts. In July , Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein left began openly making threats of military action.