Kuwait: Kuwait in the news

Did the production team on Kuwait TV News actually read the articles that appeared in the foreign press about Sheikh Jaber? There they were gushing over the New York Times and The Independent and God knows who else, and practically thanking them for their kind words, almost beaming with pride for being mentioned so prominently in the world press, when in truth the NYT article was more concerned with what the future holds for Kuwait and the inevitable power struggle, whereas the Independent…

Meanwhile, over at Al-Jazeera.. as expected, a mean-spirited article followed by some outrageously nasty comments. Good to see many Kuwaitis refuting to that, Zaydoun said.

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