UAE foreign policy in Iraq and Syria is largely calculated as a part of the larger Emirati campaign against Islamism.
Without a political solution spurred on by regional actors, Libya will be unable to contain the spread of ISIS.
The UAE’s emphasis on human capital and citizen participation has proven crucial to successful military reform as the country tackles the threat posed by Islamist groups.
Aaron Gluck explores the costs and benefits of the U.S policy of not paying ransoms.
Sheikh Khalifa has blended domestic and foreign policies to mitigate the threat of militant Islamic ideologies.