After Kuwait’s liberation: A Painful aftermath?

Issue 406 - 11 Mar 1991 | 6 minute read

Following liberation seven months after Saddam Hussein’s invasion, GSN wrote that the Gulf war’s aftermath was “quickly bringing to Kuwait a painful awareness that the real problems are only just beginning”. The late John Christie observed that while “the number of Kuwaitis who would like to see the Al-Sabah replaced can be counted on the fingers of one hand, the number of Kuwaitis who may come to demand a genuine share in the government process… can reasonably be estimated as a high proportion of the total” population

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