Country Report: Lebanon

DRAGGING A GEOPOLITICAL ANCHOR   By Justin Keay   There were few bright spots for Lebanon over the past year. However, the banking and real estate sectors showed encouraging signs, and a recovery has begun.   Despite their traditional stoicism, ...

Country Report: Kuwait

SURMOUNTING THE STATUS QUO   By Justin Keay   Despite its wealth and strong banking sector, Kuwait is being held back by its failure to invest internally and diversify away from oil.   The demonstrations that preceded—and followed—Kuwait’s parliamentary elections ...