“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.
Considering the fact that policies implemented on Iran will affect Turkey and Russia, the two countries ought to maintain a calm environment between Iran and its rivals, the U.S., Israel and Saudi Arabia.
Following its aggressive and self-motivated policies in Somalia and Djibouti, the UAE has deepened its problems with the most strategic countries in the Horn of Africa.
While Egypt witnessed a guideline example of an undemocratic election process, the Western “democracies” such as the U.S. and the U.K. rushed to celebrate Sisi’s victory.
From Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s recent visits to the U.S., U.K., Egypt and France, it can be observed that Saudi Arabia will continue to become an active and interventionist regional player with strong support from international actors.
The presidential elections in Egypt in March 2018 is a new step toward consolidating the oppressive regime, which was established with a global political support rather than a step towards democratization.
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