Gulf Countries after COVID-19: Social, Economic and Political Implications

As the world tries to overcome the negative impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Gulf countries of the Arabian Peninsula feel the pressure of the uncertainty that is unfolding. The main concern of these countries is the direction of the outbreak and the possible impact that it may have in the aftermath. Although the reaction of the Gulf countries was so far successful in preventing the spread of the deadly virus, nervous leaderships have been cautiously waiting for the worse to come. This is because the COVID-19 outbreak is creating a world where rational decision-making in the states is likely to be upset by the precipitance that the virus has conduced.