Friday, July 04, 2008

Bad Example

Once one of the main proponents of democratisation, he has cooled on prospects for expanding the electoral system beyond municipal councils, fearing the rise of Islamist sentiment and ruefully watching the political paralysis in the Gulf’s most democratic state, Kuwait.

FT.com / Comment & analysis / Comment - Man in the News: Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani.


 


In the old days we were the good example to follow for Gulf states. Then we became insignificant. Now it appears we are the bad example to avoid!

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