Kuwaiti tribes look south as domestic pressures grow


Issue 858 - 25 Jul 2009 | 2 minute read

Tribal politics tends to alienate many Kuwaitis, but the emirate's campaign to stop tribes from holding primary contests ahead of the recent legislative election is being undermined by Saudi indulgence of such practices. Unofficial Saudi sources report that Kuwaiti tribes evaded the law against holding primaries to select

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