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Resolving the Gulf Crisis outside the Gulf

Officially, the dispute between Qatar and three of its Gulf neighbours is over.

But the formal declaration says nothing about foreign policy, meaning that intra-Gulf rivalries could continue to stoke conflicts and political tensions in the Middle East and Africa.

  • Elham Fakhro
  • ICG

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is limping out of the longest period of internal turbulence in its 40-year history.

At their annual summit on 5 January, the Council’s six member states signed the al-Ula Declaration, reaffirming their unity and “restoring collaboration” between Qatar and three of…

While the blockade did not fully…

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