Hamdullah Baycar

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Hamdullah Baycar is a final year PhD candidate at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies at the University of Exeter. His research focuses on the identity politics of the Gulf. His academic interests also include orientalism, colonialism, and post-colonialism.

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Macron’s Gulf Gamble Pays Off

With the United States seemingly pulling back from the Middle East, French President Emmanuel Macron has advanced France’s strategic interests, with the Gulf acting as a gateway to his political ambitions in the region.