Iran and Egypt: Regional Rivals

Issue 510 - 09 May 1995
The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference that opened in New York on 17 April has seen a remarkable de facto convergence of interest between Egypt and Iran, two Middle Eastern powers otherwise at loggerheads. Both have been, albeit for different reasons, opposing Western attempts to push through an indefinite extension of the Treaty which expires this year.

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