Sheikh Sabah pushed for diplomacy to solve regional issues such as the continuing boycott of Qatar by four Arab nations.
One of the last of his generation, Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah died this week at the age of 91. The ruler of 14 years leaves the Gulf region without one of its leading advocates for peace. What does this mean for the region and the future of Kuwait?
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Bader al-Saif, an assistant professor of history at Kuwait University, and a non-resident fellow at Carnegie Middle East Center.
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