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.
On September 29, Kuwait announced the passing of Emir Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah.
With the current makeup of Kuwait’s political system, popular influence will continue to play a role in charting Kuwait’s foreign policy.
AGSIW offers reflections on Sabah al-Ahmed by former U.S. ambassadors to Kuwait, Deborah K. Jones, Douglas A. Silliman, Lawrence R. Silverman, and Edward W. Gnehm, Jr., as well as former U.S. Ambassador and Representative to the United Nations Thomas R. Pickering.
The death of Kuwait’s emir, Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah, marks the passage of a seasoned diplomat, cunning politician, and valued humanitarian. Will his successor preserve Kuwait’s democratic political culture and independent foreign policy?
The coronavirus pandemic represents an opportunity to reevaluate existing policies and tools, and climate change provides the needed lens for redirecting development onto sustainable trajectories.
Kuwaiti activism against book censorship yields a partial victory, but expression remains strictly regulated through press and publication laws across the Gulf.
The path to put women on the bench in Kuwait has been long and controversial. Without real political will to increase opportunities for women, the wheels of change will continue to turn slowly.
While political narratives on Israel are shifting under the influence of some determined state leaders, resistance to normalization remains across Gulf societies.Learn More
Through its careful examination of the forces shaping the evolution of Gulf societies and the new generation of emerging leaders, AGSIW facilitates a richer understanding of the role the countries in this key geostrategic region can be expected to play in the 21st century.Learn More