HOW is it that the joint quest dating from 1988 to forge a Free Trade Agreement between the GCC and the European Union was declared at the last GCC summit a year ago in Muscat as postponed for the time being but, in the intervening period of less than a year since then, the GCC has successfully entered into free trade agreements with other parties: one with the European Free Trade Association and the other with Singapore, thereby adding to still other ones successfully negotiated with Lebanon, New Zealand, and Pakistan?
HOW is it that the biannual GCC-United States bilateral discussions on commercial issues of the 1990s that came to an end in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, have not been revived since then -- especially given the numerous and ongoing bilateral issues of trade, investment, technology cooperation, and the establishment of joint ventures between their private sectors, plus their and many others' respective economic, credit, and liquidity crises of the past year?
in Yemen - regarding the challenges posed by an ongoing uprising in the north, the nature and implications of declared secessionist sentiments in the south, and the context and veracity of reports of an emboldened Al-Qaeda seeking to carve out one or more sanctuaries in the country?
in the Obama administration - its backpedaling on the president's widely applauded statements in Istanbul and Cairo that were viewed at the time as not only statesmanlike but bold, courageous, and visionary, its having little concrete to show for the efforts of Peace Envoy George Mitchell's thus far, and the degree to which it has accommodated the GCC countries' wish to be present for the take-off and not merely on the landing in terms of having meaningful input and comment in any forthcoming reforms of the rules, regulations, and policies as they relate to such issues as the world's economies, trade, investment, technology cooperation, the environment, and the establishment of joint ventures?
For the past 35 years, he has been a consultant and regular lecturer on the Arabian Peninsula and the Gulf for the Departments of Defense and State. In addition to heading the National Council, consulting, lecturing, and serving as an Adjunct Faculty Member at the U. Department of Defense's Defense Institute for Security Assistance Management since 1974, Dr.
He is former Chair, Near East and North Africa Program, and was Founding Chair, Advanced Arabian Peninsula Studies Seminar, Foreign Service Institute, U. Anthony has been an Adjunct Professor since 2006 at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service's Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, where he developed and teaches a course for graduate students on "Politics of the Arabian Peninsula," the first such academic semester-long course to be offered at any American university.
HOW has the GCC been able to rationalize and defend its formation as an organization that some have to come to see, whether rightly or wrongly, as (1) either more important or relevant on some issues than the much older and more regionally encompassing League of Arab States, (2) potentially in competition with or manifesting only limited deference to the League, and (3) and/or detracting, if at all, from the historically compelling cause of Arab unity in the broadest sense possible?
In 2007, he was a Visiting Lecturer at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. in History from the Virginia Military Institute and a Master of Science in Foreign Service (With Distinction) from the Edmund A. in International Relations and Middle East Studies from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. S.-Arab Relations is an American non-profit, non-governmental, educational organization dedicated to improving American knowledge and understanding of the Arab world.
In 2008, he was the Distinguished Visiting Professor at the American University in Cairo's HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin 'Abdalaziz Al-Sa'ud Center for American Studies. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. The Council has been granted public charity status in accordance with Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
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S.-Arab Relations and currently serves on the United States Department of State Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy.