Gulf Rising: GCC-East Asia Relations

As Gulf Arab states claim a new regional leadership role, they are establishing ties with other centers of power, regionally and globally, diversifying relationships and reducing their dependence on the United States. The Gulf states are finding particularly appealing opportunities among the countries of East Asia, building ties on the political, economic, and military fronts. As part of the Gulf Rising series analyzing the energized role of the Gulf Arab states on the international stage, AGSIW explores GCC-East Asia relations.

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Gulf Rising: GCC-East Asia Relations

Gulf Arab states already enjoy robust and well-established trade relations with East Asia, especially in the energy sector.

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Through its careful examination of the forces shaping the evolution of Gulf societies and the new generation of emerging leaders, AGSIW facilitates a richer understanding of the role the countries in this key geostrategic region can be expected to play in the 21st century.

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