Kuwait: Crown Prince Mishaal Al-Ahmed

Issue 1112 - 15 Oct 2020

Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah was born in 1938 and, until being named crown prince in early October, had been serving as lieutenant-general and deputy chief of staff of the Kuwait National Guard since 2004 with the rank of minister. Mishaal is by most accounts well-respected within the ruling family and could act as a bridge between the various Al-Sabah factions.

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