United Arab Emirates


    • Diwan

    Return of the Native?

    Egypt and the UAE are maneuvering to bring Mohammed Dahlan back to Gaza.

    • Op-Ed

    Don't Mind the Gulf

    The core U.S. interests in the Persian Gulf are to maintain the free flow of oil, prevent terrorist attacks against the United States, and prevent Iran from establishing its hegemony over the region.

    • Diwan

    From Bad to Worse

    Journalist Jihad al-Zein says the Arabs want to tame Qatar, but that the Gulf Cooperation Council will survive.

    • Diwan

    Caught in the Middle

    As the Qatar crisis worsens, Morocco is struggling to remain neutral.

    • Op-Ed

    The Saudi Connection

    The rise of Hindu nationalism in India is transforming Indian Muslims into second class citizens, while the South Asian brand of Islam has lost some autonomy because of growing influence from the Gulf.

    • Sada Discussion

    Behind the Qatar Crisis

    The rapid escalation of tensions over the past few weeks carries significant implications for unity, security, and balance of power in the Gulf.

    • Diwan

    The Gulf Widens

    Hussein Ibish discusses the ongoing crisis with Qatar and where it it is likely to lead.

    • Sada - Analysis

    Dubai’s Alternative Judiciary

    Free zones are a major contributor to the Dubai economy, but they could undermine the Emirate’s judicial and constitutional system.

    • Sada - Analysis

    The UAE’s Defense Horizons

    • Zoe Stanley-Lockman
    • May 02, 2017

    The UAE’s focus on its defense industry indicates its aims to become a more credible military actor by enhancing use of equipment and exporting arms globally.

    • Diwan

    All Quiet in the Eastern Palaces

    Donald Trump’s immigration ban has angered many Arabs, but not their leaders.

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
    Middle East Program
    Perry Cammack is a 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 and Rule of Law 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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