I have a question for you . In a business magazine I read these following lines.
Before Dubai usurped its position, Bahrain was well-known as the financial capital of the Gulf. Some analysts believe that given the former's current travails, the island state may go on to achieve regional pre-eminence in this field again.
I did not understant: "Some analysts believe that given the former's current travails"
can you help me please ? in explaning more with an easy way
This is my first thread so please don't disappoint me
ok ... Got it now
thank you very much Mr. Gillnetter