Latest in Tag: GCC Highlight

Latest in Tag: GCC


Relying on the US for security is a mistake

By Khalaf Ahmad Al-Habtoor At a passing glance, President Barack Obama’s meetings with the leaders of the Arab Gulf states have borne fruit in terms of furthering mutual respect and as a building block to closer cooperation. But when one digs beneath the flimflam and the verbal pledges – with the exception of a joint …

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GCC abandonment of unified labour contract puts onus on Qatar

By James M. Dorsey A decision by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to abandon plans to adopt a unified contract for domestic workers increases pressure on Qatar to significantly revamp its controversial labour regime in a bid to fend off efforts to deprive it of its right to host the 2022 World Cup. It also …

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