The Future of U.S. Arms Sales to the Gulf
A member of the Emirati military checks his phone next to a helicopter at the International Defense Exhibition and Conference, known by the acronym IDEX, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)


    Jeff Abramson

    Senior Fellow, Arms Control Association

    DB Des Roches

    Non-Resident Fellow, AGSIW; Associate Professor, Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University

    Emma Soubrier

    Non-Resident Fellow, AGSIW; Visiting Scholar, Institute for Middle East Studies


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