South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin writes for Al Monitor on the outcome of the summit of Gulf leaders at Camp David:

The countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) may not have gotten what they wanted from the Obama administration this week, but they appear to have gotten some of what they need.

GCC Assistant Secretary-General Abdel Aziz Abu Hamad Aluwaisheg said at a news conference May 15 that the Camp David summit “exceeded the expectations of most of us” by reassuring GCC states of an “unequivocal” commitment to their security. President Barack Obama also stressed, Aluwaisheg said, that an impending nuclear deal with Iran does not represent a “pivot” toward Tehran.

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