Kuwait: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Mansour, new Defense Minister

Kuwaiti Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad issued on 17/12/19 an Amiri decree whereby he formed a new government headed by PM Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled.

Sheikh Ahmad Mansour Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah (Ahmad Al-Mansour) was appointed as Defense Minister in place of Sheikh Nasser Al-Sabah.

What kind of person he is?

What issues is he expected to face?

What policy will he adopt on arms deals?

What about his attitude towards foreign defense companies?

These key questions and more are answered in the following 432-word report.

[Briefly reproduced in TR Defense Weekly Issue No 26/51 – December 20, 2019]

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