International Security & Foreign Policy

Rising Regional Influencers: An Examination of Emirati-Israeli Smart Power in the Middle East

Grant Year: 2021


Sanam Vakil and Neil Quilliam will research and write a monograph assessing the extent to which Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will engage in strategic cooperation. They will analyze primary and secondary source materials pertaining to Israeli and UAE foreign policy and interview current and former U.S., European, and regional policymakers and experts on Turkey, Qatar, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Palestine, the UAE, and Israel.