Inside the Middle East: Q&A with Ambassador Nabeela Al Mulla

Apr. 22, 2014 Series: Inside the Middle East

In this installment of “Inside the Middle East: Q&A,” Ambassador Nabeela Al Mulla, Former Ambassador of the State of Kuwait, discusses the regional balance in the Middle East, coordination efforts for humanitarian aid in Syria, and domestic politics in Kuwait. You can watch the interview, conducted by Ali Gokpinar, Associate Editor for the Harvard Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy and Master's Candidate at Brandeis University, here:

About Ambassador Nabeela Al-Mulla:

Ambassador Nabeela Al-Mulla is the former resident Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to Austria, Belgium, South Africa and Zimbabwe, and non-resident Ambassador to Botswana, Hungary, Luxembourg, Namibia, Mauritius, Slovakia and Slovenia. She has represented Kuwait in the Arms Control and Regional Security in the Middle East (ACRE), Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). She was the first woman from the Gulf Cooperation Council to serve as ambassador and was the first Arab woman to serve as Permanent Representative to the United Nations).

Ambassador Al-Mulla received her B.A. in political science and her M.A. in international relations, with honors, from the American University of Beirut. She was presented with the Austrian Grand Golden Decoration of Honour for First Class Merit in 2004, and was nominated by civil society for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2005 in recognition of work within the International Atomic Energy Agency during the Korean and Iranian crises.

“Inside the Middle East: Q&A” is a co-production of the Harvard Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy and the Middle East Initiative. The Q&A video series brings together political scientists, policymakers, academics, politicians, historians and other social scientists for discussions of critical issues in the Middle East.

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