Will Kuwaiti Foreign Policy Change?

March 02, 2021

As an internationally respected Arab diplomat who was Kuwait’s foreign minister before becoming emir in 2006, the late Sheikh Sabah was an architect of his country’s foreign policy.

Kuwaiti Efforts to Help Stabilize Iraq

October 13, 2020

Iraq faces many domestic and regional challenges. Of all six Gulf Cooperation Council member states, Kuwait is arguably the most concerned about instability in Iraq.

Walking the Tightrope in Kuwaiti-Iranian Relations

August 25, 2017

Today, Kuwaiti officials face a very different regional landscape than they did earlier this year. In July, Kuwait expelled 15 Iranian diplomats and submitted a formal letter of protest to the Lebanese government as the fallout from the “Abdali affair” reverberates around the state. Fourteen...

A Look at the State of Kuwait’s Political Landscape

February 04, 2017

Kuwaiti politics is frozen in the status quo and is heavily entrenched in domestic issues, rather than regional or international. The results of Kuwait’s recent parliamentary elections, held in November 2016, have significant implications for the country’s citizens. Although the Kuwaiti...