economist.com – EVERY Monday, opponents of Kuwait’s government wait with trepidation. The cabinet meets in the afternoon, and at least three times since the summer has decided to withdraw nationality from some of its most outspoken critics. Fifty-nine people lost their Kuwaiti papers in July, 14 in August and 18 last month. Who will be next? Similar tactics against dissenters have been adopted, or are being considered, elsewhere in the Gulf.