“GCC needs cohesive approach to root out growing extremism, say experts”
23 Dec 2014
Gulf Times wrote:
“United Arab Emirates (UAE) could take an undisputed lead in taking GCC nations to a secure future and owing to its exemplary past efforts in promoting camaraderie; this country could play a crucial role in unifying the world powers to create a safe and stable region.
These sentiments echoed at an upscale hotel here in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, during the forum ‘Future Security of the GCC, Fighting Extremism’, with world renowned, former high ranking officials within the US administration, acting as a platform for discussing the unprecedented challenges of radicalization facing the Arab world and the international community at large.
The panelists in this forum discussed the future vision and strategy of the US in Middle East, what we can expect from the US led world alliance in attaining security, the impact of extremism on our society, as well as various measures that can be taken to combat the threat of terrorism in the region.”