By Hakim Zermouni

U.S. kinfolk with the six international locations within the Gulf Cooperation Council (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates) were characterised via "smart strength" throughout the management of President Barack Obama. The evolution in how the U.S. contains out international relations within the quarter deals a chance to envision its worth in strengthening family members with the nations concerned. This ebook explores the idea that of clever energy as a contemporary outgrowth of extra conventional different types of international relations. It then examines how the USA has utilized it in its diplomatic dealings with all of the GCC nations separately, and assesses the advantages and downsides of its use in a severe a part of the world.

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Smart Power in Barack Obama's Foreign Policy: A Systemic Approach to Diplomacy with the Gulf Cooperation Council (Diplomacy and Strategy)

U. S. family with the six international locations within the Gulf Cooperation Council (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates) were characterised by way of "smart strength" through the management of President Barack Obama. The evolution in how the USA includes out international relations within the quarter bargains a chance to check its worth in strengthening kin with the nations concerned.

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