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Building Unity in the Middle East: Can the Gulf Cooperation Council be a Force for Change?

Is the Gulf Cooperation Council building unity and stability in the Middle East? Pierre-Olivier Bussieres looks at the history, problems, and future prospects of the GCC and why it matters.

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Turning A Blind Eye to Human Rights? America’s Strategic Partnership With Bahrain

Kevin Hempstead analyzes the strategic partnership between the U.S. and Bahrain and why Human rights abuses in Bahrain are often swept under the rug.