October 15, 2013
The Coming Collapse of the Gulf Monarchies
Chris Davidson, Foreign Affairs
The Associated Press
An especially brittle monarchy succumbing to pressure over Western involvement, Iran, or Israel could easily be the first domino to fall, undoing the illusion of invincibility that the Gulf monarchies have so painstakingly built to distinguish themselves from the floundering Arab republics next door.
TAGGED: United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Gulf Arab, Middle East