Amb. (ret.) Dr. Abderahman Salaheldin

Amb. (ret.) Dr. Abderahman Salaheldin is a member of the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs. He lectures at the Egyptian Foreign Ministry’s diplomatic institute on Arab, Turkish and American affairs, participates in academic and policy-oriented seminars in American, European and Egyptian universities, and writes opinion articles in Arabic and English. Amb. Salaheldin worked for four decades as an Egyptian diplomat. Before his retirement in 2018, he served twice as the Assistant Foreign Minister for Arab and Middle Eastern Affairs, and as the Ambassador to Turkey and to the Czech Republic. He spent 17 years of his diplomatic career in the United States (Washington, New York, and San Francisco). Amb. Salaheldin obtained his Ph.D. in Political Science at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic on the “Egyptian foreign policy and the Arab spring: A Case study of Egyptian policy toward Turkey and Palestine”. Besides, he published his memoirs in Arabic about his time as the Ambassador to Turkey (2010-2013) and also wrote a chapter on Egyptian-Saudi-Turkish relations in the book “Aspiring Powers, Regional Rivals: Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the New Middle East” published in 2019 by the Middle East Institute in Washington D.C.