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The Knot: Putting Young Emiratis at the Forefront of Memory Preservation and Storytelling

Founded by an Emirati cultural educator, The Knot reimagines how international visitors and local residents alike can learn about the UAE’s history and traditions.

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A Race to the Future: The UAE in the Metaverse

The metaverse is the next promising frontier of technology, and the UAE wants to take the lead.

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Drones, AI, and Task Force 59: A Solution for the UAE Navy’s Lack of Manpower

Unmanned systems and artificial intelligence could help bridge the manpower gap in Gulf navies and provide new opportunities for the United States and its partners to maintain maritime security.

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Improved Fiscal Outlooks Renew Focus on Gulf Economic Diversification Efforts

The financial windfall from oil and gas exports may boost regional officials’ ambitious economic diversification plans but doesn’t make them foolproof.

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Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan: The Unassuming Leader Who Laid the Infrastructure for the UAE’s Transformation to a Modern State

Ambassador Marcelle M. Wahba, AGSIW president emeritus and former ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, reflects on the rule of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan, following the May 13 death of the UAE's president.

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UAE’s Lurking Unemployment Issue Raises Questions

With increasing unemployment and the introduction of taxes, Gulf citizens are beginning to ask questions about their economic future.

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UAE-U.S. Relations: What Went Wrong?

The UAE and United States have long enjoyed a steady and strong relationship, but it is now undergoing some stress testing.

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Creating Space and Access: Literary Communities and Collectives in the UAE

Emirati poet, writer, and artist Shamma Al Bastaki combines her interests in art making and literature to promote UAE-based authors.

UAE Advances Tax Reform, But Not Too Quickly

With the announcement of a new corporate tax, Emirati officials aim to demonstrate fiscal strength without disrupting the country’s image as an investment hub.

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