UAE: Security services shake-up

Issue 1011 - 04 Mar 2016
Analysts are coming to terms with the significant shake-up in the security services running parallel to the federal reshuffle driven by Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan (MBZ). Sheikh Tahnoon Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan was appointed national security advisor, with his predecessor Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed now vice-chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council. In the Ministry of Interior, Sheikh Khalid Bin Mohammed Bin Zayed assumed chairmanship of the State Security Department, at the level of minister.

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