Comments on: Expanding the GCC http://cominganarchy.com/2011/05/17/expanding-the-gcc/ Speak Victorian, Think Pagan Wed, 21 Nov 2012 23:12:46 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.1 By: Expat http://cominganarchy.com/2011/05/17/expanding-the-gcc/comment-page-1/#comment-398575 Tue, 07 Jun 2011 19:24:20 +0000 http://cominganarchy.com/?p=10797#comment-398575 Curzon,

There are many interesting points in your article, but the endnote caught my attention. It is very rare to hear the open opinion of women complaining in the GCC and the comment made by the Saudi man in the article really makes you realise how difficult it is to be a woman in any of the countries in the region.

He refers to the women as narrow-minded, now I wouldn’t say they are perfect, but one thing is for sure a great many of them are anything but narrow-minded. With women like Queen Rania joining the GCC alongside Sh Moza of Qatar, maybe it’s the men who should be worried?

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By: Gulf Women Worried | Middle East Madness http://cominganarchy.com/2011/05/17/expanding-the-gcc/comment-page-1/#comment-398574 Tue, 07 Jun 2011 19:16:04 +0000 http://cominganarchy.com/?p=10797#comment-398574 [...] they now have something slightly different to worry about. In the footnote to Curzon’s recent blog entry there is mention that with Morocco and Jordan looking more likely to join the GCC, [...]

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By: Inquisitive Officer http://cominganarchy.com/2011/05/17/expanding-the-gcc/comment-page-1/#comment-398555 Thu, 02 Jun 2011 03:24:55 +0000 http://cominganarchy.com/?p=10797#comment-398555 I’m with Raymond-love the blog!

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By: Raymond http://cominganarchy.com/2011/05/17/expanding-the-gcc/comment-page-1/#comment-398547 Wed, 01 Jun 2011 12:29:34 +0000 http://cominganarchy.com/?p=10797#comment-398547 Have you guys been busy? I’ve been checking this blog almost everyday! Can’t wait to read more of your guy’s opinions.

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By: Scott http://cominganarchy.com/2011/05/17/expanding-the-gcc/comment-page-1/#comment-398356 Thu, 19 May 2011 19:14:57 +0000 http://cominganarchy.com/?p=10797#comment-398356 I think its not just a club of monarchies, its the legitamite fear of Iran, and the unlegitamate fear of the Shia cresent that the king of Jordan was worried about.

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By: Lexington Green http://cominganarchy.com/2011/05/17/expanding-the-gcc/comment-page-1/#comment-398328 Wed, 18 May 2011 20:27:07 +0000 http://cominganarchy.com/?p=10797#comment-398328 “… a club of monarchies …”

Most of the best governed countries in the world are monarchies.

Constitutional monarchies are better than plain old monarchies.

But plain old monarchies are better than dictatorships, which most so called republics end up being.

The Egyptians should seriously consider restoring a monarch, subject to constitutional limits.

(I suppose it is too much to hope that they would restore a British “resident” like Lord Cromer to actually run the place, which would really be a step toward order, prosperity and honest government. But I suppose that is off the table.)

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By: Alfred Russel Wallace http://cominganarchy.com/2011/05/17/expanding-the-gcc/comment-page-1/#comment-398311 Wed, 18 May 2011 12:11:41 +0000 http://cominganarchy.com/?p=10797#comment-398311 Yemen?? Who would you ask?

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