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Commentary | New Ministers Face “Many Challenges”  – Mulhim
General Interest | 12/17/2014

Commentary | New Ministers Face “Many Challenges” – Mulhim

SUSRIS periodically shares perspectives from columnists in Saudi Arabia and around the Gulf. For your consideration here is a column by Abdulateef Al-Mulhim who writes regularly for Arab News. He served a career in the Royal Saudi Navy, retiring at the rank of Commodore. Today he shares his perspective on the recent Saudi cabinet shuffle.

GCC Summit: A Show of Unity – Arab News Editorial
Foreign Affairs & Regional Issues | 12/12/2014

GCC Summit: A Show of Unity – Arab News Editorial

There are many strong ties that bind together the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Some of these bonds are invisible. The growing integration of military assets along with their command and control systems is not noticeable. In a region riven with conflict, security actually demands a low profile for the considerable work being done to enhance the GCC’s joint defensive capability. Thus the most that many GCC citizens knew about the establishment of its own ground units and a joint naval task force, was from reports of the Council’s summit this week in Doha.

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