Everyone’s a loser as Kuwait’s ‘Black Wednesday’ leaves opposition weaker and regime foundering


Issue 913 - 25 Nov 2011 | 6 minute read

The storming of parliament has highlighted the extent of tensions within Kuwait’s malfunctioning political system, but rather than building momentum behind another Arab Spring revolution, it has left the parliamentary opposition weaker and the departure of prime minister Sheikh Nasser Mohammed a more distant prospect. Even so, with street protests and opposition from the ruling family’s Al-Salem branch, the Al-Jaber leadership faces a tough time

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