UAE

Geopolitics

The Gulf and Ben-Gvir: GCC-Israel Relations Under the New Netanyahu Governm...

The provocative visit of Itamar Ben-Gvir, a far-right Israeli lawmaker and the country’s new Minister...

Energy & Environment

The UAE’s OPEC+ Dilemma

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) was one of the first members of the Organization of...

Politics & Governance

“Sandwich-Gate” Caps Another Year of Nationalization Woes in the UAE

In early December, Twitter users in the United Arab Emirates erupted in fury over the...

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 & Environment

Behind the UAE’s Russian Outreach

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

Energy & Environment

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

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

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