Continuation and interruption in the maps of alliances and regional conflicts in the Arab world: The Arab Cooperation Council and the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf: a comparative study

  • Basma Tom The University of Jordan - Jordan

Abstract

The study aims to compare the elements of development and completion between the Arab Cooperation Council and the Gulf Cooperation Council and study the case of Arab integration to a new human renaissance in the Arab region. The study is based on a major hypothesis that: "There is a correlation between reviving the Arab integration project in light of the current regional and international changes and finding the Arab region its way out from the crisis، and its achievement of a comprehensive human renaissance ". To study this، both the descriptive analytical approach and the comparative approach were used. The study concluded a set of results، the most prominent of which are: Arab integration and considering contemporary regional and international transformations may be possible if its obstacles are removed، especially the lack of real will in that among the ruling elites، permissiveness and external dependency، and the introduction of integration measures and the foundations of the renaissance again. Establishing an inclusive and new regional structure for which the national political units acknowledge real powers that transcend the powers of the existing nation-states، and can make important decisions، and possess the mandate in some areas، meaning that the new structure possesses legal and functional legitimacy granted to it by its constituent units.

Keywords: Arab integration - Arab Cooperation Council - Gulf Cooperation Council- The ingredients for advancement- Motives and types of integration.

Published
2022-01-01
How to Cite
Tom, B. (2022). Continuation and interruption in the maps of alliances and regional conflicts in the Arab world: The Arab Cooperation Council and the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf: a comparative study. Jordan Journal of Applied Science-Humanities Series, 30(2), 20-34. https://doi.org/10.35192/jjoas-h.v30i2.177