Kuwait

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Kuwait’s Ongoing Struggle Against Gender Violence

Grassroots activism demanding an end to gender-based violence in Kuwait has gained national traction and is encouraging more legislative action.

Developments in Qatar and Kuwait

On April 6, AGSIW hosted a dial-in briefing on recent developments in Qatar and Kuwait.

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The Politics of Permanent Deadlock in Kuwait

A newly elected National Assembly quickly falls under old dynamics of confrontation and gridlock. Will Kuwait find a path to compromise and reform?

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Will Kuwait and Senegal’s Exceptional Friendship Endure?

The long-standing partnership between Kuwait and Senegal has been beneficial to both parties. With a new emir, fallen oil prices, and a smaller 2021 budget, will Senegal remain a priority for Kuwait?

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Strategic Interests Drive Gulf Policy Toward Syria

Many Gulf states have shifted course on Syria, prioritizing concerns over growing Iranian and Turkish influence.

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Kuwaitis Vote for Change

Kuwait’s elections resulted in a nearly two-thirds turnover in the National Assembly. Still any reform program hinges on the selection of the leadership of Parliament and new government and their ability to forge a common national agenda.

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Mudhawi’s List: Advocating for Kuwaiti Women in Politics

Kuwaiti women have played a significant role on the political stage in recent years, but they have yet to reach equal representation in the National Assembly. Mudhawi’s List aims to support women to achieve a more promising future in politics.

Roundtable With Alina L. Romanowski, U.S. Ambassador to Kuwait

Romanowski provided her on-the-ground perspective on Kuwait's response to the coronavirus pandemic, U.S.-Kuwaiti relations, and Kuwait’s role in the Gulf and Middle East. 

Kuwaiti Foreign Policy Under Sabah al-Ahmed

With the current makeup of Kuwait’s political system, popular influence will continue to play a role in charting Kuwait’s foreign policy.

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