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Kuwait


Astern of us lay the fevered cauldrons of loathing in Iraq and nearby Kuwait, places where I had previously served.
Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  wealthy Arab kingdom in Asia on the northwestern coast of the Persian Gulf; a major source of petroleum; Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait lead to the First Gulf War
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Kuwait is also the name of the city that is the capital of the country Kuwait.
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  • Astern of us lay the fevered cauldrons of loathing in Iraq and nearby Kuwait, places where I had previously served.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • In January 2003, right after he turned twenty-three, he deployed to Kuwait as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • At that point, a lot of soldiers had been in Kuwait since mid-November, and the rumor mill was in full swing.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • In Operation Desert Storm in 1991, the United States had routed the forces of Saddam Hussein in Kuwait.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink

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  • The sheikhs come from Kuwait and Saudi with suitcases of rupees.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • The prince of Kuwait attended the race and celebrated him at an honorary dinner in Naples.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • So when we got the word that we were shipping out to Kuwait, we were excited.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • In August 1990, Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait shifted my priorities.
    Dave Peizer  --  A Man Named Dave
  • Two years later, when a McDonald’s opened in Kuwait, the line of cars waiting at the drive-through window extended for seven miles.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Command sent word that we would be pulled out and returned to Kuwait in "the same expedient fashion you were brought in."
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper

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  • Camp Doha, in an industrial part of Kuwait City, had been in use since the First Gulf War and was pretty much a town unto itself.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • In any event, the Scuds were released and went on to Yemen, Saddam stayed in Iraq, and we went back to Kuwait to get ready for war.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • In short, no one knew anything, which only fueled the imaginations of the 150,000 troops who’d assembled in Kuwait.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • WE STAYED AT TWO DIFFERENT CAMPS IN KUWAIT: Ali al-Salem and Doha.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • I WAS IN KUWAIT WHEN I SAW MY FIRST DESERT sandstorm.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • We were constantly digging them out of the sand in Kuwait.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • Finally, we were relieved by another set of SEALS and headed back to Kuwait.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • We spent a few days hanging around our camp back in Kuwait, waiting for an assignment.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • NASIRIYA IS A CITY ON THE EUPHRATES RIVER IN southern Iraq, about 125 miles northwest of Kuwait.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • He was back in Kuwait and had seen something on television that was negative about the troops.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • I just immediately went right back to Kuwait.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • We laugh about it now—but for those few seconds I was truly scared, more scared even than I had been in Kuwait when the Scuds actually did fly over.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • Everyone remembered that Saddam Hussein had set most of the wells in Kuwait on fire as he’d retreated in the First Gulf War, and no one wanted the same thing to happen again.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • WITH WAR BECOMING INEVITABLE, WE BEGAN patrolling the border across Kuwait, making sure that the Iraqis weren’t going to try and sneak across in a preemptory strike.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • GEARED UP AND STRAPPED IN, I SAT VIBRATING in the gunner’s chair of the DPV shortly after nightfall March 20, 2003, as an Air Force MH-53 lifted off the runway in Kuwait.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • I had first arrived there to join Team 5 back on April 14, 2003, coming into the U.S. air base fifteen minutes out of Baghdad with twelve other SEALs from Kuwait in an aircraft just like this C-130.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • We’d long ago learned to listen to rumors with a grain of salt, but this time the rumors were accurate, and my squad and others were sent to Kuwait to start all over.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • On my last night in Kuwait, I wrote letters to those I loved, in case I didn’t make it: one to my father and one to Savannah.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • Though she had been scared when he was posted to Kuwait and, later, Iraq, she couldn’t help but believe that he was going to make it.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • And as we crossed that coastline heading out toward the open ocean, it really was good-bye, from me at least, to the Arabian Peninsula and the seething Islamic states at the north end of the gulf, Kuwait, Iraq, Syria, and Iran, that had dominated my life and thoughts for the past couple of years.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • They had just brought Kuwaiti oil to Japan, and were returning to Kuwait for more.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • I CAUGHT A MILITARY CHARTER, FIRST TO KUWAIT, then to the States.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • You MIGHT THINK IT’D BE TOUGH TO GET INTO A drunken brawl in Kuwait, since there really aren’t any bars where you can drink alcohol.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • I found the photo in Kuwait, and I posted it on a bulletin board where I thought it would be claimed.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • He started with the poker games in Kuwait, then moved on to the RPG that knocked him unconscious and the firelight in Fallujah.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • They were bringing the brightest madrassa students back to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait for a decade of indoctrination, then encouraging them to take four wives when they came home and breed like rabbits.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • And of those insufficient funds, he said that $680 million had been ’redirected,’ to build runways and bulk up supply depots in Bahrain, Kuwait, and Qatar for the invasion of Iraq everyone expected would soon begin.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
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