Two scholars dive deep into countries' relational power by analyzing such dynamics as power mutuality and power discrepancy.
The Gulf crisis has hit the eighth week of its diplomatic standoff. Prior to the trade siege, and right after the Qatar News Agency cyber-attack that U.S. intelligence officials now attribute to the UAE, the media voice between the parties involved was vehement. [...] Qatar’s communications have capitalized on three elements: 1) show concern; 2) prove that Qatari leaders are in control; and 3) display commitment to stakeholders.
Ilhem Allagui looks at the Qatari government's successful crisis management amid a GCC breakup threat.