The Resource Kuwaiti national security and the U.S.-Kuwaiti strategic relationship after Saddam, W. Andrew Terrill

Kuwaiti national security and the U.S.-Kuwaiti strategic relationship after Saddam, W. Andrew Terrill

Label
Kuwaiti national security and the U.S.-Kuwaiti strategic relationship after Saddam
Title
Kuwaiti national security and the U.S.-Kuwaiti strategic relationship after Saddam
Statement of responsibility
W. Andrew Terrill
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The U.S.-Kuwaiti military and political relationship has been of considerable value to both countries since at least 1990. This alliance was formed in the aftermath of Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's brutal invasion of Kuwait and the U.S. decision to free Kuwait with military force in 1991. Saddam's later defeat and removal from power in 2003 has ended an important rationale for the alliance, but a close look at current strategic realities in the Gulf suggests that Kuwait remains an important U.S. ally. It is also an ally that faces a number of serious national security concerns in the turbulent post-Saddam era. Problems with an assertive Iran, an unstable Iraq, and the continuing threat of terrorism will require both Kuwaitis and Americans to rethink and revise previous security approaches to meet the shared goals of reducing terrorism and regional instability
Cataloging source
GPO
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Terrill, W. Andrew
Government publication
federal national government publication
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Army War College (U.S.)
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  • National security
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991
  • Kuwait
  • United States
  • Kuwait
  • Kuwait
  • Iraq
Label
Kuwaiti national security and the U.S.-Kuwaiti strategic relationship after Saddam, W. Andrew Terrill
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen (viewed on Sept. 21, 2007)
  • "September 2007."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 85-102)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The structure of the Kuwaiti political system -- The nature of Iraqi claims against Kuwait -- The looming threat: Iraq's long-standing interest in Kuwait -- Kuwait security policies and relations with the United States before the 1990 Iraqi invasion -- The Iraqi invasion, Operation Desert Storm, and the emergence of the U.S.-Kuwaiti alliance -- The evolution of the Kuwaiti military and its capabilities -- The end of the Saddam Hussein regime and legacies of the sanctions years -- Kuwaiti concerns about Iraqi insurgency and sectarian warfare -- Contemporary political differences between Kuwait and the United States -- Kuwait and Iran -- The terrorist threat in Kuwait -- Political tensions and political reform in Kuwait -- Conclusion
Control code
173274785
Extent
xiv, 102 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: Internet from the SSI web site. Address as of 9/21/2007: http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pdffiles/PUB788.pdf; current access available via PURL
Label
Kuwaiti national security and the U.S.-Kuwaiti strategic relationship after Saddam, W. Andrew Terrill
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen (viewed on Sept. 21, 2007)
  • "September 2007."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 85-102)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The structure of the Kuwaiti political system -- The nature of Iraqi claims against Kuwait -- The looming threat: Iraq's long-standing interest in Kuwait -- Kuwait security policies and relations with the United States before the 1990 Iraqi invasion -- The Iraqi invasion, Operation Desert Storm, and the emergence of the U.S.-Kuwaiti alliance -- The evolution of the Kuwaiti military and its capabilities -- The end of the Saddam Hussein regime and legacies of the sanctions years -- Kuwaiti concerns about Iraqi insurgency and sectarian warfare -- Contemporary political differences between Kuwait and the United States -- Kuwait and Iran -- The terrorist threat in Kuwait -- Political tensions and political reform in Kuwait -- Conclusion
Control code
173274785
Extent
xiv, 102 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: Internet from the SSI web site. Address as of 9/21/2007: http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pdffiles/PUB788.pdf; current access available via PURL

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