Replace hegemony with trade between neighbors and watch peace take root
Several traditionally conflicting Middle Eastern powers are poised to launch ambitious energy partnerships. While this brings the promise of a timely economic boost to all parties, its most important legacy could be its contribution to regional peace. Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli looks at how. ‘building economic ties – especially trade in goods and services – has often played a central role in repairing politically and socially strained relationships’.
Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli, Director, Studies and Research Directorate