UAE

Defense & Security

Arms Sale in the Balance: Will the F-35 Fly in the UAE?

The normalization of relations that President Trump brokered between Israel and two states, Bahrain and...

Geopolitics

What Would a Closer Security Partnership between Israel and the UAE Look Li...

The US-brokered Abraham Accords, which President Donald Trump announced on August 13, marked a watershed...

Geopolitics

The Regional Impact of UAE’s Normalization with Israel

UAE arms purchases were once thought of as the acquisition of shiny, new toys by...

Energy Policy

Energy Dimension of UAE-Israel Historical Deal

In August 2020 the UAE became the third Arab country to normalize relations with Israel...

Geopolitics

What’s In It for the UAE in Agreement with Israel?

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince (and de facto ruler of the UAE) Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed...

Energy Policy

UAE Issues Operating License for Arab World’s First Nuclear Plant

The United Arab Emirates has issued an operating license for the Arab world’s first nuclear...

Energy Policy

UAE Finds World’s Biggest Gas Field Since 2005

Dubai and Abu Dhabi made what could be the world’s largest natural gas discovery since...

Economy & Innovation

UAE Posts $18 Billion Surplus in First Nine Months of 2019

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) posted a surplus of 66.3 billion dirhams ($18.05 billion) in...

Geopolitics

What Do Cracks in UAE-Saudi Arabia Relations Mean for Turkey?

The divergence between Abu Dhabi’s and Riyadh’s positions in Yemen, the UAE’s maritime talks with...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

A Veto Is not Enough to Get Congress and Trump on the Same Page in Regards ...

Today, the United States Senate voted on a series of bills seeking to block an...

Geopolitics

Gulf Crisis Deadlock Creates Regional Rivalry

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt and a number of Islamic countries cut diplomatic ties...

GIF’s Annual Forecast 2019

Gulf International Forum (GIF) presents our 2019 forecast. As the new year is upon us,...

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