Tag Archives: Kuwait

Trump Fast Forwarded Pullout From Iraq?

The US hostilities are likely to not only derail the Afghan peace process but also, possibly turn western Afghanistan into another battleground for the US-Iran proxy war.

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Saudis Could Face an Open Revolt at Next OPEC Meeting

As the first anniversary of the Saudi decision, to let the oil market determine oil prices approaches, it would be reasonable for OPEC outsiders to interpret Saudi policy shift as designed to serve its interests and those of its Gulf Arab allies rather than their interests and those of OPEC in general. The damage the Saudi decision has inflicted on itself provides reasons for the Saudis to change course.

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Oil Prices: Will the Gulf States Run Out of Power?

How vulnerable are the Gulf economies to low oil prices and how will they cope if the current slump continues?

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Oil Prices Fall as Economics Trumps Geopolitics

With drop in oil prices, US may be able to wield an “oil weapon” directly rather than using Saudis as surrogates. The economic impacts of the oil price slump on the global macro-economy are multiple, complex and conflicting.

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Kuwait Sentences Bidoon Children to Illiteracy

The Kuwaiti state refuses to issue birth certificates to stateless children, denying their very existence from the moment of their birth. The Bidoon issue is a long-standing one in Kuwait, but the government is now using different tactics to isolate and ostracize members of this group.

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