Conflict resolution and regional co-operation: The role of the Gulf Co-operation Council 1970–2002

@article{HeardBey2006ConflictRA,
  title={Conflict resolution and regional co-operation: The role of the Gulf Co-operation Council 1970–2002},
  author={Frauke Heard‐Bey},
  journal={Middle Eastern Studies},
  year={2006},
  volume={42},
  pages={199 - 222}
}
When the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) was founded in May 1981 in Abu Dhabi, commentators on middle-eastern matters generally expected this new pact to disintegrate very soon given the failure of several previous attempts at grouping together other Arab states. The cynics have been proven wrong. The GCC has survived into the new millennium. Since its inception, membership of the GGC has been limited to the six non-republican oil producing states of the Arabian Peninsula, which are: Saudi… Expand
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