Kuwait’s government is facing major parliamentary challenges in response to efforts to impose economic austerity. This conflict has been playing out since December 2016 when the new parliament, in which the opposition won nearly half of the 50 seats, was seated.
Scott Weiner is an adjunct professor of political science at The George Washington University and chair of the Middle East Discussion Group of Young Professionals in Foreign Policy. His current book manuscript examines kinship politics in Kuwait and Oman.
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