Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Nov. 24, 2014

...effort to push prices up. Poorer OPEC members like Venezuela, Nigeria and Iran are lobbying for a cut. Richer members like Kuwait and Saudi Arabia like prices where they are, since they hurt shale oil competitors in the United States and Canada.
Today in History

...soldiers. Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas apologized to Kuwaitis for Palestinian support for Saddam Hussein after Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990.Five years ago: Houston elected its first openly gay mayor, with voters handing a solid victory to City Controller...
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...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...rank of Major and serving a deployment in Iraq. This month, he took command of the 3,400-soldier "Warhorse" Brigade in Kuwait. With Independence Day upon us, we'd like to thank Koloski and all those who at one point in time called Juneau home, who...


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