Normalisation, the Poisoned Chalice that Shows the UAE Must Return to Diplomatic Neutrality

The current violence in Israel puts the UAE’s foreign policy in the spotlight as the government is waking up to a wave of pro-Palestinian fervour from its citizens and Arab neighbours. In the last ten years, the UAE has burst onto the diplomatic scene, from Yemen and Qatar to Libya and Israel. As many of these gambles have gone wrong, it is worth asking if the UAE would not be better off scaling back its activity and returning to its historic policy of neutrality.

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Normalisation, the Poisoned Chalice that Shows the UAE Must Return to Diplomatic Neutrality