Mary Ann Tétreault is Una Chapman Cox Distinguished Professor of International Affairs Emerita at Trinity University in San Antonio.
Articles by this Author
|Advice and Dissent in Kuwait||
In sharp contrast to the diplomatic ineptitude that has characterized the Anglo-American march to war against Iraq, military preparations have been systematic, extensive and inexorable. As the military buildup has progressed through the autumn...
|Kuwait's Parliament Considers Women's Political Rights, Again||
When Kuwait's parliament reconvenes in late October, it will be facing a full agenda. Member initiatives include an ambitious redistricting bill and threats to interpellate at least two cabinet ministers. The government's wish list is...
|Women's Rights and the Meaning of Citizenship in Kuwait||
Prosperous and possessed of a spirited parliament, Kuwait has prided itself on being a standard setter among the Arab monarchies on the Persian Gulf. With respect to women's rights, however, today Kuwait ranks just above Saudi Arabia....
|Kuwait’s Annus Mirabilis||
|Three Emirs and a Tale of Two Transitions||
|The Day After “Victory”: Kuwait’s 2009 Election and the Contentious Present||
The May 2009 parliamentary election in Kuwait produced a number of surprising results. Occurring on the fourth anniversary of the achievement of full political rights for Kuwaiti women, the outcome attracting the most commentary was the victory...
|Looking for Revolution in Kuwait||
In the New York Review of Books, Hussein Agha and Robert Malley imagine the results of the Arab revolts as the possible beginning of a reconstitution of the Ottoman Empire. They see the regional unrest as media-driven, with various...