My Turn: A dissenting view of Veterans Day

...And whether or not you agree with his decision to use military force against Iraq after Saddam Hussein's forces invaded Kuwait, his combat experience may explain why he chose not to expand that war by ordering troops to Baghdad to remove Hussein from...
Mega beer merger bets on the rise of African drinkers BCG."While most of the world is growing older, Africa will have a young workforce for decades to come," BCG said.Kuwait's Mobile Telecommunications Co. sought to tap into this growth in 2005, when it paid $3.4 billion for Celtel International...
Nation and World
After vet felled by PTSD, service dog aids family

...was stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas, with his new wife Diane before his unit deployed for Operation Desert Storm to liberate Kuwait.A few days after his return, Diane called his sister, Laura Thomas. Baker was having nightmares about a dead man chasing...
Nation and World
Palin visits troops in Kuwait

...Alaska National Guard troops stationed in Kuwait. Sound off on the important issues at...teleconference interview with reporters from Kuwait. "I'm not going to judge even the...was scheduled to visit an area north of Kuwait, but officials wouldn't say where exactly...
Outside editorial: Sins of the dictator

...dictator Saddam Hussein? Should neighboring Kuwait forgive Iraq's new leadership $24 billion...that Iraq may need the money more than Kuwait does? These are some of the questions...victims of the invasion, most of it to Kuwait, and the Security Council set aside 30...
The gulf gap

...of force against Iraqi troops occupying Kuwait. After days of impassioned debate, the...connections between the swift liberation of Kuwait in 1991 and the protracted occupation...Bush responded to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait by saying simply, "This will not stand...
Muslim Student Ambassadors to speak at public forum at UAS

On Friday, Feb. 17, Muslim exchange students from Turkey, Palestine, Kuwait and Egypt will participate in a public forum at the University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. They are attending Thunder...
Photo: Unreserved reservist

Spc. Karlin Swearingen gets reacquainted with girlfriend Cassie Wohlgemuth upon his return from Kuwait and Iraq Tuesday evening at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage. Swearingen was among 11 US Army reservists...
Photo: Nitro-powered hobby

...Conifer Lane on Sunday. Carrillo said he was breaking in the engine after a rebuild. He picked up the hobby while serving in Kuwait and Iraq with the National Guard. Unlike Juneau, Carrillo said the desert climate in those countries offered lots of sand...
Photo: A hug to hold him over

...Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. The 21-soldier team will be deploying later this month for a 12-month tour of duty in Kuwait in support of Operation New Dawn in Iraq. The 486th is a subordinate unit of the 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion...


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