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Kuwait is situated northeast of Saudi Arabia at the northern end of the Persian Gulf, south of Iraq. It is slightly larger than Hawaii. The low-lying desert land is mainly sandy and barren. Kuwait is a constitutional monarchy, governed by the al-Sabah family.
Kuwait is believed to have been part of an early civilization in the 3rd millennium B.C. and to have traded with Mesopotamian cities. Archeological and historical traces disappeared around the first millennium B.C. At the beginning of the 18th century, the 'Anizah tribe of central Arabia founded Kuwait City, which became an autonomous sheikdom by 1756. 'Abd Rahim of the al-Sabah became the first sheik, and his descendants continue to rule Kuwait today. In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the sheikdom belonged to the fringes of the Ottoman Empire. Kuwait obtained British protection in 1897 when the sheik feared that the Turks would expand their hold over the area. In 1961, Britain ended the protectorate, giving Kuwait independence, but agreed to give military aid on request. Iraq immediately threatened to occupy the area, and the British sent troops to defend Kuwait. Soon afterward, the Arab League sent in troops, replacing the British. Iraq's claim was dropped when the Arab League recognized Kuwait's independence on July 20, 1961. Historically, Kuwait followed a neutral and mediatory policy among Arab states.
Oil was discovered in Kuwait in the 1930s, and proved to have 20% of the world's known oil resources. Since 1946 it has been the world's second-largest oil exporter. The sheik, who receives half of the profits, devotes most of them to the education, welfare, and modernization of his kingdom. In 1966, Sheik Sabah designated a relative, Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah, as his successor. By 1968, the sheikdom had established a model welfare state, and it sought to establish dominance among the sheikdoms and emirates of the Persian Gulf.
In July 1990, Iraqi president Saddam Hussein blamed Kuwait for falling oil prices. After a failed Arab mediation attempt to solve the dispute peacefully, Iraq invaded Kuwait on Aug. 2, 1990, set up a pro-Iraqi provisional government, and drained Kuwait of its economic resources. A coalition of Arab and Western military forces drove Iraqi troops from Kuwait in a mere four days, from Feb. 23–27, 1991, ending the Persian Gulf War. The emir returned to his country from Saudi Arabia in mid-March. Martial law, in effect since the end of the Gulf War, ended in late June. The U.S. sent 2,400 troops to the country in Aug. 1992, ostensibly as part of a training exercise, though it was widely interpreted as a show of strength to Saddam Hussein. Iraqi “training” maneuvers near the Kuwaiti border in Oct. 1994 renewed fears of aggression in the country. A Kuwaiti appeal brought the quick deployment of U.S. and British troops and equipment.
In 1999, the emir gave women the right to vote and run for parliament, but later that year Parliament defeated the ruler's decree. Kuwaiti society has grown increasingly conservative under the influence of Islamic fundamentalists. In 2003, traditionalists won a sweeping victory in parliamentary elections. The emir and crown prince (who served as prime minister) were elderly and ailing; in July 2003, the country's de facto leader, foreign minister Sheik Sabah, replaced the crown prince as prime minister.
In May 2005, Kuwait abandoned its 1999 ban on women's suffrage, and in June a woman was appointed to the cabinet. In April 2006, women voted for the first time. In Jan. 2006, the emir, Sheik Jabir, died. His cousin, Crown Prince Sheik Saad, briefly became the nation's ruler, but he was forced to abdicate because of extreme ill health. The prime minister, Sheik Sabah, was then nominated and unanimously confirmed by Parliament as emir. Sheik Sabah named his brother, Sheik Nawaf, as crown prince, and his nephew, Sheik Nasser, as prime minister.
Prime Minister Sheik Nasser Muhammad al-Ahmad al-Sabah dissolved the opposition-led parliament in March 2008 and called for new elections. In May's parliamentary elections, radical Islamists took more than half of the body's 50 seats. No women were elected to Parliament. Prime Minister Sabah and his cabinet resigned in November in a dispute with Parliament over the visit to Kuwait by a controversial Iranian cleric. The emir reappointed Sabah in December, and he formed a new government in Jan. 2009, composed largely of previous cabinet members.
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:52:30 -0800
The 605th was stationed at Kuwait Naval Base and transported critical cargo throughout the Persian Gulf in more than 30 underway missions, totaling 110 days at sea and 17,500 nautical miles of travel. The crew also participated in Operation Eager Lion ...
Hawaii Army Weekly
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:00:00 -0800
Ott's flying career began in the U.S. Marine Corps, when he flew Boeing-Vertol CH-46E Sea Knights in Okinawa, and then participated in the 1990-91 Desert Shield and Desert Storm operations in Kuwait. While in the Marines, Ott earned a master's degree ...
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 01:56:15 -0800
The Amiri Diwan, as in Kuwait, appears in the lists of government ministries and offices. Of course, Qatar does nothing directly. It prefers to use ... These shipments include a C-17 cargo plane carrying weaponry to a militia loyal to a warlord who ...
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:18:45 -0800
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Wahneta Rohde, left, 869th Movement Control Team transportation management coordinator, speaks with Cpl. Fahid S. Al Rashidi, of the Kuwaiti Police-convoy operations department, center, about an upcoming convoy mission ...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:30:00 -0800
Details about the incident indicated that a Kuwaiti establishment registered a cargo for export of scrap metals, but the officers suspected content of the shipment. They insisted on verification of the shipment, which later turned out to be equipment ...
Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:00:00 -0800
“U.S. airman [sic] from air base Ali Al Salem, Kuwait, conduct a helicopter aerial refuel and a forward area refueling point … [on] 10 October, 2014 ... The footage opens with airmen singing as they load refueling gear into a C-130 cargo plane ...
War is Boring
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:11:15 -0800
Soldiers with 605th Transportation Detachment, 45th Sustainment Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, return home to their families Nov. 12 at Missing Man field here. The 31 watercraft Soldiers were deployed for nine months aboard the Logistics ...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:37:30 -0700
First Lt. Justin Peterson, platoon leader, Company C, 2nd Bn., 147th GSAB, 34th CAB, and a native of Boone, Iowa, said sling-load training involved externally loading cargo underneath an aircraft by a cargo hook, and lifting and maneuvering the equipment.
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