Thursday, March 3, 2011

A "Gulf Marshall Plan"?

According to this story in the Bahraini Gulf Daily News (citing this article (Arabic) in the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Qabas), GCC rulers are entertaining the idea of a "Gulf Marshall Plan" to bring "economic recovery" Bahrain and Oman. Read: the Gulf countries are confident in their ability to buy off political opponents. In Bahrain, at least, this isn't going to work.

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