Fifty con­sciences

Kuwait Times - - FROM THE ARABIC PRESS - By Saleh Al-Shayeji

Now that we are head­ing to new par­lia­men­tary elec­tions, I hope that ev­ery can­di­date and ev­ery voter about to cast his or her vote at polling sta­tions takes the rea­sons the Amiri De­cree used to dis­solve the par­lia­ment into deep con­sid­er­a­tion and into their con­sciences. Those rea­sons were good ones, though the for­mer par­lia­ment had noth­ing to do with them nor is to blame for them. They were real ones be­cause the world and our re­gion in par­tic­u­lar are go­ing through un­prece­dented circumstances.

There are scat­tered lit­tle wars go­ing on and threats of ma­jor ones that would de­vour the smaller ones and bring about con­sid­er­able haz­ards. The world is frag­ment­ing and ma­jor de­ci­sion-making coun­tries are not in good terms. These are all very fright­en­ing and ex­cep­tional circumstances that caught the Amiri De­cree’s at­ten­tion, and thus they were de­clared, urg­ing both can­di­dates and vot­ers to be up to their re­spon­si­bil­i­ties and have enough aware­ness and re­al­iza­tion of their dan­gers and of

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