Jonathan Fulton

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.

Where Are China-Gulf Relations Headed in 2024?

On January 23, AGSIW hosted a discussion on China-Gulf relations.

Book Talk – Asian Perceptions of Gulf Security

On February 9, AGSIW hosted a discussion on Asia's role and interests in the Gulf's evolving regional framework.

China and the GCC: A Discussion of the "Routledge Handbook on China–Middle East Relations"

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

“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.

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Slender Beijing-Tehran Agreement: More is Less, Despite Hype

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.

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China’s Gulf Partnerships Likely to Weather Current Global Crises

The complementary nature of China’s Belt and Road Initiative and Gulf “vision” development programs has established another pillar of China-Gulf cooperation.

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China’s Gulf Investments Reveal Regional Strategy

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.