Posts Tagged: gulf cooperation council
In the smallest Gulf kingdoms, upwards of 90 percent of residents are immigrant laborers. Many face unspeakable abuse.
Adding yet more warfare to the current crisis in the Middle East will perpetuate exactly what the imperial powers set out to do: tear an entire region of the world asunder.
The Gulf Cooperation Council needs to work together on a game plan for negotiating with Iran.
Although Hezbollah looks increasingly likely to weather Syria's civil war, blowback from hardline Sunnis at home may prove a longer-term challenge.
Is the coup in Egypt a sign of declining U.S. influence in the region?
Obama's decision to arm the Syrian rebels will likely escalate the conflict and torpedo any possibility for a political solution.
Morocco won't be able to put off the issue of Western Sahara's right to sovereignty indefinitely.
To begin with, the United States should drop the demand for regime change in Syria.
Set to be a regional leader just two years ago, Turkey is now beset by problems with neighbors and other regional powers. What happened?
Iran is so militarily disadvantaged compared to its opponents as to make its threat to close the entrance to the Persian Gulf almost farcical.