A new “Pivot to the Maghreb” or “more of the same”?
The transformative shift of the Gulf engagement in North Africa
The study aims to shed light on the different interactions between internal and external factors to look at the strategic alignment of the
GCC member states' policy specifically in the Maghreb from various perspectives and dimensions: maintaining political partnerships, military engagement, geostrategic interests, and economic diversification. The author strives to present the recent relevant developments and topic-related trends and provides forward-looking policy recommendations.