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Kuwait POWs

During the 1990-1991 Gulf War, some 600 Kuwaitis were detained by Iraqi forces in Kuwait and have never been accounted for. Some of their families cling to the hope that they will get word about their loved ones if U.S. forces try to topple Saddam Hussein. NPR's Eric Westervelt reports.

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Eric Westervelt is a San Francisco-based correspondent for NPR's National Desk. He has reported on major events for the network from wars and revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa to historic wildfires and terrorist attacks in the U.S.