The role of the modern GCC

The Gulf Cooperation Council was established in 1981 to create political and economic alliance of countries among countries in the Arabian Peninsula.

With the Gulf Cooperation Council's 38th summit in Kuwait arriving, this Al Jazeera article which analyzes if the GCC is now a symbolic figure rather than a functional one.

Jocelyn Sage Mitchell, assistant professor in residence at Northwestern University in Qatar, comments on the regional body and the effects of the blockade.

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