While the February 20th protest movement is getting ready for big protest on Sunday (11th September) on the same day the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council will discuss the accession of Jordan and Morocco.
On Sunday the ministers of foreign affairs of the six member states (Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar) will gather to look for ways to 'strengthen the relationship and cooperation between the Gulf states, Jordan and Morocco.Also the foreign ministers of Jordan and Morocco are invited to come to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
The Gulf states are looking for ways to minimize the spreading of the Arab Spring and are trying to do this to include the two oil-less Kingdoms. There is a growing unrest in Jordan and Morocco and it is just a matter of time until the situations there escalate. The Gulf States are looking for ways to suppress the protests and keep them as close allies. An example of this suppression is Bahrain, Saudi Arabia send troops to Bahrain to help and suppress the protesters and helped the ruling monarch to keep in his control.