United Arab Emirates

    • Diwan

    The Meaning of Untouchable

    As the Khashoggi affair will likely show, accountability is never a problem for Arab leaders.

    • Op-Ed

    The Other Murderous Gulf

    The disastrous regional adventurism and ruthless despotism of Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has averted Washington’s gaze from the UAE’s own responsibility for the carnage that is roiling the region.

    • Sada - Analysis

    Saudi Arabia and the UAE Look to Africa

    By mediating conflicts and combining their assets in the Horn of Africa, Saudi Arabia and the UAE are slowly cementing an arc of political influence across the region.

    • Diwan

    Yemen’s Other Proxy Struggle

    In Mahrah Governorate, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are working to curtail Omani influence.

    • Op-Ed

    It Started With Porn

    Image manipulation is nothing new. But deepfake is different and more dangerous because the technology is used as a weapon.

    • Sada - Analysis

    The UAE’s Security-Economic Nexus in Yemen

    • Eleonora Ardemagni
    • July 19, 2018

    The UAE’s growing investment in Yemen’s energy and security infrastructure is increasingly the driving force behind its counterterrorism involvement.

    • Sada - Analysis

    Gulf Designs on Jordan’s Foreign Policy

    • Rachel Furlow, Salvatore Borgognone
    • July 17, 2018

    Gulf economic aid has averted Jordan’s debt crisis for now, but further support may require concessions regarding the kingdom’s previously independent foreign policy.

    • Op-Ed

    Little Sparta of the Gulf

    While New Delhi has begun to build on the synergies with the United Arab Emirates on counter-terrorism and long-term strategic economic cooperation, it has barely scratched the surface of what is possible in the domain of defense.

    • Sada - Analysis

    Building New Gulf States Through Conscription

    • Eleonora Ardemagni
    • April 25, 2018

    Gulf states are increasingly turning to conscription to heighten nationalist identities and instill a spirit of sacrifice.

    • Sada - Analysis

    Disjointed Gulf–Maghreb Cooperation

    • Jacques Roussellier
    • January 18, 2018

    While countries in the Maghreb and the Gulf are increasing their security cooperation, they lack a long-term strategic understanding.

Carnegie Experts on
United Arab Emirates

  • expert thumbnail - Al Rachid
    Loulouwa Al Rachid
    Program on Civil-Military Relations in Arab States
    Carnegie Middle East Center
    Loulouwa Al Rachid is a co-director of the Program on Civil-Military Relations in Arab States at the Carnegie Middle East Center.
  • expert thumbnail - Cammack
    Perry Cammack
    Nonresident Fellow
    Middle East Program
    Perry Cammack is a nonresident fellow in the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he focuses on long-term regional trends and their implications for American foreign policy.
  • expert thumbnail - Hamzawy
    Amr Hamzawy
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Middle East Program
    Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program
    Amr Hamzawy studied political science and developmental studies in Cairo, The Hague, and Berlin.
  • expert thumbnail - Lynch
    Marc Lynch
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Middle East Program
    Marc Lynch is a nonresident senior fellow in Carnegie’s Middle East Program where his work focuses on the politics of the Arab world.
  • expert thumbnail - Miller
    Andrew Miller
    Nonresident Scholar
    Middle East Program
    Andrew Miller is a nonresident scholar in Carnegie’s Middle East Program.
  • expert thumbnail - Muasher
    Marwan Muasher
    Vice President for Studies
    Muasher is vice president for studies at Carnegie, where he oversees research in Washington and Beirut on the Middle East.
  • expert thumbnail - Wehrey
    Frederic Wehrey
    Senior Fellow
    Middle East Program
    Wehrey specializes in post-conflict transitions, armed groups, and identity politics, with a focus on Libya, North Africa, and the Gulf.

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