Sectarian Gulf: Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the Arab Spring That Wasn't. Toby Matthiesen
ISBN: 9780804785730 | 208 pages | 6 Mb
Sectarian Gulf: Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the Arab Spring That Wasn't Toby Matthiesen
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Jan 27, 2012 - We're going to be focusing on several, obviously, I think, relevant -- currently relevant issues relating to Saudi Arabia; firstly, the -- you know, what's been happening inside the kingdom since the onset of the Arab upheavals; how this has . When the Tunisian and Egyptian uprising . The two are divided not only by the Persian Gulf, but also by a Shiite-Sunni sectarian split and a Persian-Arab divide that goes back centuries. Nov 5, 2013 - Insecure Gulf: The End of Certainty and the Transition to the Post-Oil Era. The rivalry has continued into the Arab Spring. By specifically going after Shia doctors and nurses, as well as desecrating and destroying more than 30 Shia mosques, the government has effectively cemented sectarian affinities and antagonisms. MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA, 6 February 2012. By Socialist Worker – TRANSCEND Media Service. Now in this situation, they lost Bahrain to Saudi Arabia and the other gulf states a couple of months ago. In which we have common interests but also different viewpoints that are going to require a lot of conversation with the Saudis: One is the rise of sectarianism in the politics of the Arab East. Dec 23, 2013 - Meanwhile, the curse of sectarianism is tearing the Arab and Muslim world apart. 9/11 wasn't planned by a government, it was planned by a terrorist group. Bahrain is an Arab state, but .. Feb 6, 2012 - Bahrain and the Arab Spring. Sectarian Gulf: Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the Arab Spring That Wasn't. 23, 2013 by Darius [Last week, Middle East expert Toby Matthiesen discussed his new book Sectarian Gulf: Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the Arab Spring that Wasn't. The small island nation of Bahrain sits in the Persian Gulf, between Saudi Arabia and Qatar.