Western arms companies have utilized the instability in the Middle East and have significantly increased their exports to the region.
“It is obvious that the current Egyptian regime cannot follow an independent foreign policy. It is simply because the Sisi regime is directly or indirectly controlled by the actors that supported the military coup in 2013.”
“Turkey is likely to become a more influential actor in the politics of the Middle East. It is therefore vital that Western actors, as well as countries in the region, take into account Ankara’s concerns for the region.”
The Salwa Canal Project has been designed by Saudi Arabia to turn Qatar into an island state.
The Gulf crisis served as an important lesson for the Middle Eastern regimes. Most countries realized that diversifying their alliances and establishing good relations with reliable partners is crucial.
While Jordan is usually known for its relatively stable economic and political structure, the wave of protests in the country have caused trouble for the King Abdullah leadership.
The Sisi regime in Egypt has now begun to target socialist and secular opposition in Egypt, attempting to wipe all kinds of opposition in the country.
Egypt’s operations in the Sinai take place through direct consultation with Israel. As relations between the two countries grow to a strategic alliance, Cairo and Tel-Aviv may join their efforts to restructure the Northern Sinai.
“With its great potential in natural resources such as oil and gas, Iran would have been a regional power if the country had not faced international sanctions for many years. Therefore, it can be argued that the main reason for the U.S.’s insistence on the sanctions imposed on Iran was to keep Tehran at a limited capacity in regional and global politics.”
Although listed as one of Egypt’s greatest football players, the Sisi regime have labelled Mohamed Aboutrika as a terrorist.