UAE

Geopolitics

Perspectives: Turkey-Gulf Relations in Erdoğan’s Next Term

Turkey and Saudi Arabia: A “Manageable Competition” Sinem Cengiz Non-Resident Fellow, Gulf International Forum; Research...

Energy & Environment

The Race to Net Zero: Saudi Arabia and the UAE Compete over Climate Action

As one of the hottest and most arid places in the world, the Arabian Peninsula...

Defense & Security

IDEX 2023: UAE’s Defense Contracts Emphasizes Local Production

IDEX 2023, a biennial defense exhibition held in Abu Dhabi since 1993, was the largest...

Geopolitics

The Gulf’s Spirit of Rapprochement Grips Turkey and the UAE

After more than a decade of mutual antagonism and distrust, Turkey and the United Arab...

Geopolitics

What Does Saudi-Iranian Détente Mean for the UAE’s Regional Ambitions

On March 10, 2023, Saudi and Iranian senior officials announced that they had achieved an...

Geopolitics

Italy and the UAE Chart a New Course

Italy’s relationship with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ran aground in 2021—the culmination of a...

Politics & Governance

Unpacking the UAE’s New National Human Rights Institution

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) became the 19th country in the Middle East to establish...

Geopolitics

Inside Belarus’ Growing Partnership with the UAE

The Russia-Ukraine war, which will enter its second year on February 24, has transformed alliance...

Geopolitics

Interests First: The UAE’s India-Pakistan Imbalance

On January 16, Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif called on the United Arab Emirates (UAE)...

Geopolitics

Pakistan’s “Defense Diplomacy” Offers Inroads with the Gulf Monarchie...

The broader Middle East, and in particular the Gulf region, has remained one of the...

Economy & Innovation

Economic Statecraft and its Role in Russia-UAE Relations

“Economic statecraft” is usually described as a state’s use of economic tools to further its...

Energy & Environment

Climate Action in the UAE and Saudi Arabia: Pragmatism or Greenwashing?

The past years have witnessed the growing impact of climate change around the world. These...

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