IISS: Kuwait's political turmoil threatens progress

30 Apr 2012 11:09 AM

The latest Strategic Comment from the International Institute for Strategic Studies considers how gains by Islamist and tribal candidates in Kuwait's recent legislative elections are likely to set the nation on a more conservative path and threaten to destabilise sectarian harmony.

Frustration with the ruling elite after corruption scandals, as well as poor relations between the executive and legislative branches of government, has already resulted in an extended period of political turmoil.

Read the latest IISS Strategic Comment