Dr. Joseph Kostiner

Dr. Joseph Kostiner

Joseph Kostiner is an associate professor at Tel Aviv University, in the Department of Middle Eastern and African History.

The GCC States and the Security Challenges of the Twenty-First Century

| September 1, 2010

The US invasion of Iraq in April 2003 generated a new set of threats and challenges for the Arab states of the GCC, including the possibility of Sunni- and Shi’i- instigated terrorism spreading to the GCC states from Iraq, and, as in Iraq, the outbreak of sectarian fighting in these states.