Foreign Relations

  • Foreign relations between countries both within the MENA region and outside of it often take the form of regional cooperation councils such as the Arab League, the Gulf Cooperation Council, and Arab Maghreb Union.

  • Article // Nov 19, 2014
    Thomas W. Lippman
    To Saudi Arabia and its Arab partners of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the United States in six years of Barack Obama’s presidency has become as unpredictable and unreliable as it is indispensable. When President Obama passes the baton in 2017, it is likely that he will not be recalled fondly, but this is a distinction shared with most of his predecessors.