UAE’s US ties flourish as Emirates seek to become a different kind of US ally

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Issue 847 - 13 Feb 2009 | 8 minute read

The UAE has deliberately stepped up its rhetoric to support US policy in the region while the Obama administration is settling in and preparing to receive its first briefings on Centcom’s region-wide assessment of Gulf policy. Personal and collaborative technology relations between the two militaries have become very close, even on such thorny policy issues as Iran’s nuclear programme.

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