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Subject: SITUATION REPORT  
Not Finally Evaluated Intelligence 
 
TO FACILITATE ELECTRONIC ACCESS, THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN 
REFORMATTED TO ELIMINATE INFORMATION THAT DOES NOT PERTAIN 
TO GULF WAR ILLNESS ISSUES OR THAT IS CLASSIFIED. A COPY OF 
THIS REDACTED DOCUMENT, IN ORIGINAL FORMAT, IS AVAILABLE ON 
REQUEST. 
 
CITE CIA 481436 
 
CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY 
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NOT FINALLY EVALUATED INTELLIGENCE. 
JANUARY 1991 
 
COUNTRY: BAHRAIN - 
SUBJ: SITUATION REPORT 
 
TEXT: 1. THE SITUATION IN BAHRAIN REMAINS CALM. THERE ARE NO 
INDICATIONS OF PLANNED DEMONSTRATIONS OR HOSTILE ACTIVITIES 
AGAINST AMERICAN OR WESTERN PERSONS, INSTALLATIONS OR 
INTERESTS. 
 
2. THE OIL SPILL THAT OCCURRED OFF THE COAST OF KUWAIT AND 
IS SLOWLY MAKING ITS WAY DOWN THE GULF DOMINATES.  THE.  
THINKING OF THE PEOPLE IN BAHRAIN, AND IS THE PREMIER NEWS 
STORY IN THE PAPERS.  MANY RESIDENTS HAVE ALREADY BEGUN 
WARNING EACH OTHER NOT TO EAT THE ABUNDANT GULF FISH AND 
SHRIMP.  THE GOVERNMENT OF BAHRAIN IS WORRIED ABOUT THE 
IMPACT THE OIL WILL HAVE ON THE BAHRAINI FISHERIES INDUSTRY 
AND BAHRAIN'S DESALINATION PLANTS.  THE BAHRAINI GOVERNMENT 
IS ALSO CONCERNED ABOUT THE POLLUTION THAT THE OIL WILL 
CAUSE.  PREPARATION ARE BEING MADE TO PROTECT VITAL 
INSTALLATIONS AND DESALINATION PLANTS. 
 
4. THE AMERICAN EMBASSY IN BAHRAIN IS PREPARING TO ISSUE 
MILITARY PONCHOS TO ALL AMERICAN CITIZENS IN BAHRAIN WHO 
REQUEST THEM TO SUPPLEMENT THE CHEMICAL WARFARE GEAR ALREADY 
ISSUED TO CITIZENS. 
 
5. ALL PERSONNEL ARE WELL AND ACCOUNTED FOR. 


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