Kuwait Announces Apartheid-like Measures in New Hospital

Kuwait is often considered the most democratic of the Gulf nations, even if five parliaments have been dissolved since 2006 because of the Emir’s displeasure. However, its impact on regional politics is defined by its oil. Saddam Hussein cited Kuwait’s violation of export quotas from 1.5 million barrels to 1.9 million that drove oil prices down as the reason for …