Camille Lons is a Programme Coordinator with ECFR's Middle East and North Africa Programme. Her topics of interest include the Gulf politics and security cooperation. She previously conducted field research for local NGOs in Jordan and Lebanon on the spill over effects of the Syrian conflict. She divides her time between the ECFR London and Paris office.
Camille Lons - 03 May 2018
Oman has historically been careful to balance its relations with Saudi Arabia and Iran, allowing it to play a useful role mediating regional disputes. However, as the region’s anti-Iran rhetoric is ramping up and the Sultanate is having to deal with its own domestic issues, neutrality is becoming harder to maintain.