The rise of Arab republics?

Political developments may bring a game of musical chairs between Arab monarchies, Arab republics, and the West, says Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, a UAE-based political commentator.

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi
The Arab world has lately been experiencing monumental changes including the realignment of political alliances, but one possible long-term outcome of the Arab uprisings may be a game of musical chairs involving the Arab monarchies, republics and Western powers. By the end of the next decade it is not unreasonable to predict a stronger relationship between certain Arab republics and the West than that which existed between Arab monarchies and the West over the past few decades.

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