Kuwait Gains Independence

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HistoryCentral.com > World History > Middle East > 1961- Kuwait Gains Independence

1961- Kuwait Gains Independence

In June, Kuwait gained its independence from Great Britain. Britain signed a treaty of friendship and protection with Kuwait. In July, British troops were dispatched at Kuwait's request to defend it against Iraqi threats. Those troops were replaced in the fall by troops of the Arab League.