Intense, insatiable desire to attain power and control.
Kuwait Liberation Day
After Iraqi President Saddam Hussein‘s troops invaded Kuwait on August 2, 1990, several countries in the United Nations formed a military coalition—including troops and equipment from the U.S., France, and Britain—to force them out. Operation Desert Storm began on January 17, 1991, and, for five weeks, U.S. and British air forces relentlessly bombed Baghdad. This was followed by four days of a ground war, which resulted in Hussein’s troops leaving Kuwait. February 26 is a national holiday in Kuwait celebrating the end of Iraq’s military presence in Kuwait.
|Cruelty was the devil’s own trade-mark, and if we saw any one who took pleasure in cruelty we might know who he belonged to … On the other hand, where we saw people who loved their neighbors, and were kind to man and beast, we might know that was God’s mark.|
Today’s topic: mess
kettle of fish – Meaning “mess, muddle,” the phrase is from “a pretty kettle of fish,” a corruption of “kiddle of fish,” in which a kiddle is a basket set in the opening of a weir for catching fish. More…