United Arab Emirates

The Evolution of the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates

AGSIW will host Athol Yates for a discussion of his book exploring the history of the UAE’s armed forces.

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Strategic Interests Drive Gulf Policy Toward Syria

Many Gulf states have shifted course on Syria, prioritizing concerns over growing Iranian and Turkish influence.

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101: Stimulating the UAE’s Grassroots Art Scene

During the coronavirus lockdown, young Emiratis set up a platform to support emerging local artists and engage with a wider audience to inspire curiosity and raise awareness about the local art scene.

UAE Security Forum 2020: Resilient Economies, Resilient Societies

Since its launch in 2016, the UAE Security Forum has played a vital role as a venue where U.S. and regional partners gather to find creative solutions to some of their most pressing common challenges.

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OPEC+ Plays It Safe With Small Output Adjustment

The OPEC+ alliance managed to stamp out dissent within its ranks and come to a compromise deal that will keep the market guessing in the months ahead.

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External Forces Hold the Key to Libya’s Cease-Fire

There is renewed momentum to resolve Libya’s conflict, but will foreign powers, like the UAE, Turkey, and Russia, abide by the terms of the new cease-fire agreement?

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Strategic Interests Spark Shift in Morocco’s Gulf Ties

Policy decisions implemented by middle powers like Morocco are shedding light on wider regional realignments and their strategic implications.

What the F-35 Deal Says About U.S.-UAE Relations

The fast tracking of the F-35 sale to the UAE raises questions regarding the incentives motivating all actors involved in the deal.

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Through its careful examination of the forces shaping the evolution of Gulf societies and the new generation of emerging leaders, AGSIW facilitates a richer understanding of the role the countries in this key geostrategic region can be expected to play in the 21st century.

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