GCC remakes itself as a monarchs’ club to better confront the Arab Spring
- 27 May 2011
The much-publicised initiative for Morocco and Jordan to join the Gulf Co-operation Council surprised many when it was announced by new GCC secretary-general Abdelatif Al-Zayani, but it was not a new suggestion – it was proposed some years ago but quietly dropped – and has a political and economic logic for most of those involved.
This article is available to registered users
Don't have an account?
Register for access to our free content
An account also allows you to view selected free articles and set up news alerts.