King’s Dilemma in the Arab World

Reformers in Arab ruling establishments face difficult choices as they try to improve governance and economic competitiveness without sharing political power, write Marina Ottaway and Michele Dunne in “Incumbent Regimes and the “King’s Dilemma” in the Arab World: Promise and Threat of Managed Reform” (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Carnegie Paper no. 88, December, 2007). Click here for Arabic.


“this commentary is reprinted with permission from the Arab Reform Bulletin. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.”