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Sheikh Sabah Ai Ahmad Al Sabah

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.