PLS 454-01

*** SYLLABUS CHANGE AGAIN ***

Powerpoints:

Midterm tip: match ROYAL FAMILY NAMES to COUNTRY

  • KU: Al Sabah
  • BA: Al Khalifah
  • SA: Al Saud
  • QT: Al Thani
  • UAE: Khalifa (Abu Dhabi)
    • remember 2 states: Dubai, Abu Dhabi
    • both have veto power over Federal Supreme Council (FSC)
    • FSC > FNC
  • OM: ibn Said
  • YM: Saleh (GPC Party)
    • unlike most other Gulf states
      • not considered as one
      • not part of Gulf Cooperation Council
      • Zaydism (Shi’ite faction)
      • N.YM = actually west, S.YM = actually east (unified 1990)
  • x

Late 60’s early 70’s: Britain pulls out of region completely, explaining rash of independences

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