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Noted Gulf expert Christopher Davidson contends that the collapse of the Gulf monarchies is going to happen- and always was. The Gulf monarchies (Saudi Arabia and its five smaller neighbours: the United Arab Emirates- Kuwait- Qatar- Oman- and Bahrain) have long been governed by highly autocratic and seemingly anachronistic regimes. Yet despite bloody conflicts on their doorsteps- fast-growing populations- and powerful modernising and globalising forces impacting on their largely conservative societies- they have demonstrated remarkable resilience. The obituaries of the traditional monarchies have frequently been penned- but even now- these absolutist- almost medieval- entities still appear to pose the same conundrum as before: in the wake of the 2011 Arab Spring and the fall of incumbent presidents in Egypt- Tunisia and Libya- the apparently steadfast Gulf monarchies have- at first glance- re-affirmed their status as the Middle Easts only real bastions of stability. In this book- noted Gulf expert Christopher Davidson contends that the collapse of these kings- emirs- and sultans is going to happen- and was always going to. While the revolutionary movements in North Africa- Syria- and Yemen will undeniably serve as important- if indirect- catalysts for the coming upheaval- many of the pressures that were building up in the Arab republics are now also present in the Gulf monarchies. It is now no longer a matter of if but when the Wests steadfast allies fall. This is a bold claim to make but Davidson- who accurately forecast the economic turmoil that afflicted Dubai in 20... Please click here to ask a question
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