A general view shows the ordinary meeting of 134th session of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), on March 12, 2015 in Riyadh. The Meeting will discuss developments on Yemen and Syria crisis. AFP PHOTO / FAYEZ NURELDINE

On shifting sands: the Gulf States ‘awakening’ to chaos?

Though the Gulf States are relatively stable, they are increasingly challenged by a new generation of radicalised youth tired of the old order and who see the virulent strain of jihadist ideology as espoused by the Islamic State (I.S.) as not just a viable, but an attractive political and social model to propagate and consolidate within.

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On shifting sands: Gulf States ‘awakening’ to chaos?

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