GCC Information for Reference

As the 33rd Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Ministerial and Heads of State Summit approaches on December 24-25, 2012 in Manama, Bahrain, the Arabia, the Gulf, and the GCC Blog presents for reference a listing of GCC-related posts from the past several months.

Remarks on GCC Economic Issues by Dr. Odeh Aburdene

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations recently organized and administered a seminar, moderated by Council President and CEO Dr. John Duke Anthony, on various aspects of the Gulf Cooperation Council and its members: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. In addition to Dr. Anthony, the speakers were international investment advisor Dr. Odeh Aburdene, independent consultant Ms. Randa Fahmy Hudome, scholar Ms. Molly Williamson, the U.S. Department of State’s Mr. Joshua Yaphe and Mr. Andrew Rabens, and National Defense University Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies representative Mr. Robert Sharp. The occasion for the seminar was in commemoration of the GCC’s 31st anniversary since its founding in May 1981.

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations’ Capital Seminar on

“The Gulf Cooperation Council at Thirty Plus One:
Implications for GCC and U.S. Interests and Policies”

Transcribed, Edited, and Revised Remarks on GCC Economic Issues

by Dr. Odeh Aburdene

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