Constants and Variations in Gulf-British Relations

  • Gerd Nonneman

Abstract

Past and future trends in British-Gulf relations need to be seen in the context of (1) British foreign policy interests at the global and regional levels and (2) the broader foreign policy interests of the Gulf states. It needs to be recognized that these interests are multiple and varying—both between countries and across time. The context also has to encompass changes in the regional and global systems. While all of this has brought differences and variations in policy output, and therefore in relations, there are nevertheless a number of larger themes that can be identified.

Keywords

Europe Petroleum Turkey Arena Ghost 

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