UAE

Geopolitics

The UAE-Iran Rapprochement: Causes and Effects

Earlier this month, Anwar Gargash, a diplomatic advisor to the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) President...

Politics & Governance

The UAE, Russia’s Escape Hatch from International Sanctions

Russia’s unprovoked war of aggression against Ukraine that commenced on February 24 has provoked several...

Economy & Innovation

Islamic Finance and Banking as a Response to Western Sanctions: Muslim Russ...

From the 19th to the 21st of May, Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan held the 13th...

Politics & Governance

The Gulf Lost a Remarkable Leader, Sheikh Khalifah bin Zayed Al Nahyan (194...

The death last week of His Highness Sheikh Khalifah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Advocating for Assad: The Effects of Warming UAE-Syria Ties on Emirati Amer...

Throughout the past 11 years, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s international travel has largely been limited...

Geopolitics

Serbia: The UAE’s Best Friend in the Balkans

In January 2022, UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan conferred the Medal of Independence of...

Geopolitics

The UAE’s Israel-Iran Balancing Act

On December 12, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett visited the United Arab Emirates (UAE), marking...

Energy Policy

Behind the UAE’s Russian Outreach

The United Arab Emirates’ Mubadala holding company made its single largest investment in Russia on...

Energy Policy

Hydrogen: the UAE’s Strategic Albeit Long-term Priority

The Fall of 2021 marked two crucial developments that gave substance to the United Arab...

Geopolitics

What is the UAE’s Endgame with Iran?

Observers in both the West and the Middle East erupted with speculation at the news...

Economy & Innovation

Emirati-Turkish Economic Collaboration Could Lead to a Political One

In recent years, tensions between Turkey and the UAE have persisted over issues including the...

Geopolitics

Turkey-UAE Rapprochement and Prospects for Regional Stability

On November 24th, 2021, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi...

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