From the article: "The law requires that all citizens, residents and visitors to [Kuwait] submit DNA samples to enter or stay in the country. It was passed in the name of national security and in helping identify victims of large scale attacks."
"Kuwaiti citizenship is restricted to families that have been there since 1920, and is passed down through fathers’ bloodlines, with few exceptions. [...] [O]ver the years some have acquired citizenship through a tangled web of sham marriages and Kuwaiti men claiming Bidoon children as their own in exchange for money."
"Now, with the DNA database, the government will be able to map the populations’ genes going back across generations, determining who might have gotten citizenship through one of these plots. [...]"
"Another way that the law might stand to be a game changer is that it will likely expose adulterers and women who have had children outside their marriage–crimes that carry severe punishments in the country [...]"
(via +Shava Nerad