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Iraq's Arab Neighbors: Kuwait

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Iraq's Arab Neighbors: Kuwait

Iraq's Arab Neighbors: Kuwait

Iraq's Arab Neighbors: Kuwait

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Kuwait was one of the few Arab neighbors that supported the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, a fact that's not surprising considering the American role in driving Saddam Hussein's forces out of the oil-rich nation in 1991.

But Kuwait is not immune to the Islamic radicalism seen growing in the region. NPR's Deborah Amos continues a five-part series on Iraq's Arab neighbors.

The faithful spill out of a Kuwait City mosque to pray on the sidewalk for Friday prayers. Deborah Amos, NPR hide caption

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