Kuwait’s elite prepares for succession with pardons and careful handling of parliament

Issue 1182 - 08 Dec 2023 | 8 minute read

Emir Sheikh Nawaf’s admission to hospital in late November has directed renewed attention on the succession process in Kuwait, where Crown Prince Mishaal has been in de facto control for the past two years and now appears to be taking steps to ensure some of the more contentious political issues are resolved before he takes the top job.

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