Kuwait's Foreign Policy: City-state In World Politics, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Kuwait's Foreign Policy

City-state In World Politics, 1st Edition

By Abdul-Reda Assiri


194 pages

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This book assesses the dynamics of Kuwaiti foreign policy since 1961 and explores the role of Kuwait as a small state in international politics. It analyzes the impact of ideology, religion, and value systems on Kuwaiti foreign policy as well as the impact of domestic forces on political actors.

Table of Contents

1. Historical Overview and Foreign Policy Goals 2. Self-Defense and Survival (1961–1963) 3. Pragmatism and Balance (1963–1979) 4. Ambivalence and Tilting (1979–1986) 5. Anxiety and Uncertainty (1987–1989) 6. Conclusion and Prospects: Domestic Stability and International Outlook

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies