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Assessing Iran’s Threat Potential to the UAE

... an Iranian retaliatory action against U.S. allies, with the UAE likely to be the first among these [ 11 ]. If, on the other hand, Iran attacks without provocation, it might only convince other Gulf states to jump on the normalization bandwagon with Israel. There are significant limitations to Iran’s potential military threat to the UAE. For one, Iran has poor quality military equipment that would be effective for defensive purposes or as a deterrent, but is not geared towards an offensive assault on another country. Iran seems to have a manpower advantage, but this is not a decisive ...


Peace in the Middle East: Are the Abraham Accords a Game-Changer in the Peace Process?

... Accords and the Palestinian-Israeli Settlement Palestinian authorities expressed concern regarding Israeli-Arab normalisation. The Prime Minister of the State of Palestine [ 1 ] Dr Mohammad Shtayyeh tweeted on his account that “the U.S.-sponsored UAE-Israel agreement is a flagrant departure from the Arab consensus and an encouragement for Israel to continue its aggression/intensify its settlement activity. The decision to freeze Israel’s annexation plan was due to the strong Palestinian opposition ...


Turkish Hegemony in the Mediterranean Likely to Create a Mess in the Region

... countries that it can cause much deprivation and misery, as compared to Saudi Arabia that is in a leading role of the Muslim Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). In recent developments, after the historic peace deal between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel, Turkey threatened to end its diplomatic ties with the UAE. However, Turkey was the first Muslim majority country to recognize the State of Israel in March 1949. Turkey, nonetheless, has severe reservations on whether the UAE would establish ties ...


2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... Western actions in the region and the profound absence of a coherent policy will affect regional actors such as Turkey, Iran and Israel. Thus, the Gulf is slated to explode even without war on Iran because the whole region is divided based on each country’s ... ... aggravate in the country, mainly in Tripoli, unless an agreement is reached among militant groups in addition to Turkey, the UAE, Qatar, Egypt, the USA and Russia. The impeachment process of US President Donald Trump and the US role in the MENA region ...


Middle East – 2030

... reforms succeed. The country evolves in a liberal direction. (b) The Muslim Brotherhood comes to power as a relatively pragmatic force. Jordan follows a path similar to that of Egypt. Bahrain ends the kingdom after protests. Qatar continues as hitherto. Israel , Gaza and the West Bank continue their existing increase in tensions (as described above). Yemen continues to be war-torn. Kuwait, the UAE and Oman continue their current path. The North Iran will in all cases continue with the basic structure of its existing political system. But whether the system hardens or develops in a more open direction will widely depend on exterior conditions....


EAEU and Eurasia: Monitoring and Analysis of Direct Investments 2017

According to the new findings of the ongoing research project, Asian investors continue to increase direct investments in the EAEU. During the monitoring period (2008–2016), FDI stock originating from 12 Asian countries (China, Japan, Turkey, India, Israel, Mongolia, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Iran, Singapore, and Vietnam) has increased from $32 billion in 2008 to $75.6 billion in the beginning of 2017. China continues to expand its economic presence in EAEU countries and other CIS states, retaining its leadership among Asian countries ...


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