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The Arab Spring Comes to Kuwait: Will Democracy Arrive and Liberty Survive?

Doug Bandow | Posted 03.04.2013 | World
Doug Bandow

Little more than a postage stamp in the Persian Gulf, Kuwait was long overseen, or "protected," by Great Britain, before becoming independent in 1961. It offers a liberal model for other Gulf states, but faces increasing internal political strife and an uncertain future.

Court Dissolves Kuwait's Parliament

AP | HUSSAIN AL-QATARI | Posted 08.20.2012 | World

KUWAIT CITY — Kuwait's constitutional court further complicated the country's chaotic political situation on Wednesday, ruling the parliament wa...

Kuwait's Emir Dissolves Parliament

AP | HUSSAIN AL-QATARI | Posted 02.05.2012 | World

KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- Kuwait's ruler has dissolved parliament to set the stage for elections in the politically tense Gulf nation. The of...

Protesters Storm Kuwaiti Parliament

AP | Posted 01.17.2012 | World

KUWAIT CITY — Kuwait's ruler ordered authorities Thursday to tighten security measures in the Gulf nation and conduct possible arrests after par...

Kuwaiti Women Elected To Parliament Achieving Historic Milestone

Times Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Kuwaiti women have achieved another historical milestone by winning their first ever seats in the oil-rich Gulf state's parliament. ...