Political & social security in Arabian Gulf region and United Arab Emirates (after second Gulf War). External and Internal Challenges
This study is intended to answer the following central question: What are the most significant effects of the Second Gulf War on the security and stability in both of economic (social) and political context for the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC)1 countries generally and the UAE especially? The objective answer to this question, however, requires an understanding of the special nature of the Gulf region and the role of this (special) nature in regional security and stability concept. In what extent was the Second Gulf War an accumulative result of this nature and also in what way it destroyed the most significant components of political and social security in the Gulf area?
Author: Sheikha Shamma Bint Mohammed Bin Khalid Al Nahyan