Regions / Kuwait
With oil prices down and wealthy countries bungling COVID-19, the pandemic has exposed the weaknesses that wealth papers over.
It's unpopular at home and abroad, and regional politics don't favor it. But we should take neocons like Bolton at their word.
Saudi Arabia's puzzling effort to blacklist its tiny neighbor Qatar begs the question of who's really isolated in the Gulf.
In the smallest Gulf kingdoms, upwards of 90 percent of residents are immigrant laborers. Many face unspeakable abuse.
Remember that glorious day when Wolf Blitzer cringed beneath the rockets' red glare in Baghdad?
Columnist Michael Klare says that it's time to start thinking about the post-oil era.
Largely unnoticed with the focus on the war and insurgency in Iraq, and overshadowed by an upsurge in violence in Saudi Arabia, terrorist violence is also on the increase in neighboring Kuwait.