By Kristian Coates Ulrichsen
Insecure Gulf explores the connection among 'traditional' and 'new' safeguard demanding situations and situates them in the altering political economic climate of the GCC states as they flow towards post-oil constructions of governance. It describes how regimes are looking ahead to and reacting to the moving defense paradigm, and contextualizes those alterations in the broader political, financial, social and demographic framework. It additionally argues holistic method of safety is critical for regimes to resume their resources of legitimacy in a globalizing world.
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