Seeking Peace: GCC States on Regional Conflicts
September 28, 2016, 2 days ago On the Cover
Their voices were calm and measured, but as Gulf leaders addressed the U.N. General Assembly in New York this week, frustration was palpable.
The Middle East today is in flames, and from Syria to Iraq to Yemen and Palestine, the international body meant to resolve global crises is split and deadlocked. Great powers bicker, and the region is left with the unimaginable human consequences.
That was the message delegates from Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait and Qatar brought to the United Nations General Assembly’s 71st session in New York (UNGA)—one filled with a mix of exasperation, anger, and even a bit of ‘we told you so.’