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Key Gulf Leaders Ill, Adding to Region’s Tensions (AUDIO INTERVIEW)
Kuwait’s Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jabar al-Sabah (left) and Saudi Arabia’s Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (White House, State Department/Wikimedia Commons)

Key Gulf Leaders Ill, Adding to Region’s Tensions (AUDIO INTERVIEW)

In conversation with The Media Line, analyst Simon Henderson calls this an ‘interesting, important time’

The leaders of two Gulf countries – Saudi Arabia and Kuwait – are ailing. This has Gulf watchers paying close attention, for both nations are in economic trouble over low oil prices and hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

For some insight, The Media Line turned to Simon Henderson, Baker Fellow and Director of the Bernstein Program on Gulf and Energy Policy at the US-based Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

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