On January 23, AGSIW hosted a discussion on China-Gulf relations.
Associate Professor of Political Science, Zayed University
Jonathan Fulton is an associate professor of political science at Zayed University, in Abu Dhabi, UAE and a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council. His teaching and research interests focus on China’s relations with the Gulf Arab monarchies, international relations of the Gulf, and international relations of East Asia.
On March 8, AGSIW hosted a panel discussion on the China-Gulf relationship, based on the "Routledge Handbook on China–Middle East Relations."
“International and Regional Involvement in the Middle East" is a bimonthly workshop series launched in September 2021, co-hosted by AGSIW and the University of Haifa.
China is not going to jeopardize relations with the United States or the Gulf Arab states for stronger ties with an Iran of marginal economic and political value.
The complementary nature of China’s Belt and Road Initiative and Gulf “vision” development programs has established another pillar of China-Gulf cooperation.
A unique pattern of provincial or regional consortiums from China are deeply engaged in marquee Belt and Road Initiative projects that are shaping the future of China’s power in the Gulf.