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Biden Mideast

Ultimately, GCC-US relations are increasingly about institutions and less about personalities. Both sides are working together quite pragmatically. In this context, Gulf leaders want steady hands in the White House with an American head of state clearly defining Washington’s foreign policy goals and supposed values.
“While some Gulf governments have indicated nostalgia for the former Trump administration’s transactional approach—favoring economic and security ‘wins’ with little regard for human rights agendas—the former administration’s Middle East agenda was riddled by unpredictability and greater risk acceptance for escalation,” Caroline Rose, a senior analyst, and head of the power vacuums programme at the New Lines Institute for Strategy and Policy, said in an interview with Newslooks.

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