There is and will continue to be an edge of rivalry in Egypt’s relations with the dominant Gulf Arab powers. This paper will focus primarily on the Egypt–Gulf relationship during the Sisi era.
About the author
David Butter is an analyst of politics, economics and business in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, and an associate fellow of the MENA Programme at Chatham House. He has worked as regional director for the Middle East at the Economist Intelligence Unit; and for MEED magazine, where he was editor between 2000 and 2002. He holds an MA in comparative politics from Sussex University and a BA in Arabic and Persian from Oxford University.