An Oasis of Peace and Progress in the Middle East: The Legacy of Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman

The late Sultan came to rule Oman in 1970, following his father, the Sultan Said bin Taimur, whose rule had nearly brought the citizens of the then-known Muscat and Oman to their knees. Muscat and Oman had tended towards intense isolationism and an aversion to modernization and progress. While already under the influence of the … Continue reading An Oasis of Peace and Progress in the Middle East: The Legacy of Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman