Recorded: August 29, 2022
Aamer returns to talk about Saddam Hussein's 1990 invasion of Kuwait, which Aamer's family lived through. First we discuss the invasion & occupation. After the break Aamer explains the origins of "the little fort" and the Sabah family, and traces the relationship between Kuwait and Iraq through the 20th-c.
Previous episodes with Aamer:-The Grand Mosque Seizure (EP #298)-Inglorious Qataris' Bustards (EP #279)-Bahrain (EP #268)-Arab Conquests Series:--Arab Conquests, Part I: Pre-Islamic Arabia to Muhammad (EP #246)--Arab Conquests, Part 2: Rise of a New Empire (EP#249)--Arab Conquests, Part 3: From Khorasan to Egypt (EP #251)--Arab Conquests, Part 4: Reign of Ali to Battle of Karbala (EP #255)
Total time: 1:49:49
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