“The Liberation of Kuwait: Dawning of a New World Order?” A two days conference That revisited the occupation of Kuwait (Aug. 2, 1990 – Feb. 28, 1991). Its objective was to “seek to draw lessons in crisis management for participating government and business leaders”. Was held Feb. 22-24 at the University of Virginia and hosted by the Institute for Global Policy Research.The conference was organized by W. Nathaniel Howell, U.S. ambassador to Kuwait during the Iraqi invasion.