Putin and Erdogan’s frenemy status: Dividing zones of influence from Nagorno-Karabakh to Syria and Libya

+ Geopolitical lessons from the end of the Nagorno-Karabakh war.+ Russia and Turkey are dividing zones of influence in the South Caucasus, Syria, Libya. + Putin and Erdogan are benefitting…

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Mohammed bin Zayed-Economy

Mohammed bin Zayed The UAE is an economic powerhouse in the Middle East thanks to its large oil and gas reserves, as well as the extensive economic diversification efforts undertaken…

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Mohammed bin Zayed-Security

Mohammed bin Zayed Having successfully carried out the reform of the UAE’s state administration and the suppression of hostile Muslim Brotherhood affiliated groups, Mohamed bin-Zayed moved to play a greater…

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Mohammed bin Zayed-Environment

Mohammed bin Zayed Global warming in the UAE is expected to result in warmer weather, less rainfall, droughts, higher sea levels and more storms. Recognizing the imminent danger of this…

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Mohammed bin Zayed-Socio-Cultural

Mohammed bin Zayed To further domestic and geopolitical goals, MBZ has frequently sought to exploit the UAE’s socio-economic strengths and weaknesses. In continuation of his political reform of UAE’s administration,…

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Mohammed-bin-Zayed-Politics

Mohammed bin Zayed When Mohamed bin-Zayed took a public governance role within the UAE in the early 2000s, he was confronted with a number of security and administrative issues. The…

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Mohammed bin Zayed-Profile

Mohammed bin Zayed Facing Iran, across the Persian Gulf, lies a confederation of Emirati states. Led by Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) comprises seven kingdoms which were united…

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