Cairo Review No. 41

The Gulf Looks Forward: New Horizons, Old Tensions

In less than 50 years, the countries of the Gulf – Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates – have gone from little more than desert trading posts and fishing villages to thriving centers of global commerce and international influence.

But the path forward could prove to be a rocky one if economic and social reforms are not carefully measured and regional threats of war and civil strife are not kept in check.

Essays

Global Forum

Shaping Africa’s New Normal

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, African nations are working through the Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development to set the continent back on track with its developmental Agenda 2063. 

Midan

Women and Children First

Women and children migrant voices, especially after the pandemic, must be amplified in discussions around the Global Compact, which aims to bring world governments in line with good and safe migration governance.

Book Reviews