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...
My Turn: Changing the world one story at a time

...from their respective homes in the West Bank and Egypt. We've also brought Muslim students from Bahrain, Gaza, Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Turkey and Yemen.The events of 9/11 and the decades-long conflict between Israel and the Palestinians living...
Families celebrate soldiers' return

...fourth. The 34-year-old deployed with the Army to Kosovo in 1999 and to Afghanistan in 2002 and with the National Guard to Kuwait in 2006. His wife, mother and nephew all greeted him at the airport."Staying busy, lots of projects," his wife said...
My Turn: Alaskans unaware of their own wealth

...Norway is $878 billion dollars. This fund was established in 1990, 14 years after the Alaska Permanent Fund was established. Kuwait has $410 billion. Even corrupt Libya has more than we do - $66 billion - and their fund was established in 2006.Voting...
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...


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