Kuwait Airways

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  • Persian Gulf Case Study

    purview of my role. For example, the troop movements to address the influx of light weaponry and to defend the United States base in Saudi Arabia were decisions I advocated for and they were implemented in official actions. On the other hand, I was not successful enough in persuading the group to appeal to the demands of the workers on strike. It is unsure if the uprising of the workers on strike was inevitable, but I strongly favored appealing to their original demands of higher wages and better working conditions. In addition, when the U.S. base in Saudi Arabia was attacked most of the group looked to the Joint Chief of Staff to make the decision. I was surprised when almost everyone agreed with me when I suggested moving 550 troops from Kuwait. Some of the decisions made, could have been connected to the specialization of each member of the group. For example, the Secretary of the Treasury had almost entire control over the economic decisions our group made. The highly specialized roles had almost complete decision-making power when it came to making decisions within the purview of that…

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  • Kuwait Operational Variables

    Kuwait is a country that relies heavily on resources outside its boundaries. Throughout history, Kuwait, a committed culture, has always continued to flourish and expand. Despite the country’s setbacks, region and country size, their political, military and economic systems show the rest of the world how devoted, but dependent they are to preserve their way of life. Due to the political, military and economic variables of the operational environment, Kuwait is a devoted culture, but thrives…

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  • The Tinderbox Case Study

    the price of oil along with the profits of major oil producing countries dropped dramatically, resulting in a feeling of bitterness. Consisting of mostly undeveloped arid lands at the time, these oil producers relied on moderately priced oil in order advance and flourish, something which Western oil companies overlooked. In the 7th installment of the Prize titled, “The Tinderbox,” we examine the up rise of oil producers and the instability generated by fluctuating oil prices. During the…

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  • Saudi Arabia Research Paper

    Saudi Arabia: A Petroleum Super Power and Strategically Placed Ally The gulf state of Saudi Arabia has built a booming petroleum-based economy with a strategic location of high importance to the United States and her interest. Saudi Arabia has the strongest economy on the Arabian Peninsula. Its investments in the PATRIOT missile system have catapulted them to the top slot of valuable allies that the United States has in the region. The strong cultural history of Saudi Arabia has helped…

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  • The Gulf Oil Spill

    The Gulf oil spill has been recognized as the worst oil spill in U.S. history. The initial environmental impact was obvious, as the water was flooded with oil for 87 days. The surrounding wildlife and marine life coated in oil, and the waters thick with sludge as an estimated 4.9 million barrels of oil leaked into the Gulf. Years later, is the Gulf free of oil? We no longer see the discolored waters, and the animals covered in blackness, but the Gulf is still facing lasting challenges with long…

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  • 73d Easting

    Battle of 73rd Easting U.S. Armed Forces Cold War training on state of the art future weapon systems was tested. The Iraqi Army including the famed Iraqi Republican Guard were a battle hardened veteran force, feared by both political and military allies and foes. The United States entered the Gulf War with the liberation of the Kuwaiti nation as their primary goal. The United States Armed Forces demonstrated that superior training, innovative battle tactics, and quick decision-making would…

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  • Imperialism In The Middle East

    Introduction In 1914, the world was divided by power and who held it. In the Middle East that was the Ottoman Empire. An empire that expanded that ruled from Turkey and held control along the Arabian Peninsula. This region was as complicated as the western front with a multitude of players on a single field, with Germany, France, Britain, and the Arab tribes all vying for power and influence. Germany combined with the Ottoman Empire and the allies of Britain and France backing their support for…

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  • Iraq's Role In The Gulf War

    region, political, social and economic tensions were high due to the differing islamic denominations in neighboring nations. By far the largest of these denominations of Islam was Sunni and Shi’a. Differing theological beliefs had created a volatile geopolitical landscape between Iraq and Kuwait. When Iraq came under a new regime and traditional beliefs had become increasingly common, a distaste for the largely Shi’a Kuwait developed, leading to the invasion of Kuwait. Though this distaste…

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  • Environmental And Economic Effects Of The Persian Gulf War

    The Persian Gulf War began on August 2nd, 1990 when Iraq invaded Kuwait. Iraq ended up against a coalition of about 30 Nations, led by the United States and mandated by the United Nations to liberate Kuwait. The invasion was met with immediate economic sanctions by the United Nations against Iraq. The war progressed, and eventually Iraq was defeated. My uncle, Mark Sunderland, served in the Persian Gulf War. He served for 21 years in the Air Force and retired as a Master Sergeant. Also, Shelly…

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  • Operation Desert Storm Impact

    During August of 1990, the army of Iraq invaded Kuwait. A few months after this, the impregnable coalition, which was led by the United States, launched its famous Operation Desert Storm, usually noted as one of the most decisive, quick and bloodless victories of all time. After just a few days of combat, the Coalition eventually was able to liberate Kuwait, destroy the Iraqi army at a very minimal cost in casualties. The amount of Iraqi losses was large (around 22,000 killed and 60,000 wounded…

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