Kuwait: Parliament is suspended in an angry political standoff

Risk Management
Issue 1125 - 06 May 2021 | 4 minute read

GSN Risk Grade – B↓2↓


Politics: Governed by the Al-Sabah family since the 18th century, Kuwait gained independence from Britain in 1961, with a constitution confirming the hereditary monarchy but giving significant powers to an independent judiciary and elected assembly.

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