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Abstract Details

 
AUTHOR NAME
 
Family Name:
Sharfi
 
First Name:
Mohammed
 
ABSTRACT OF PAPER
 
Title of Paper:
The UAE - UK Relations Post Brexit: Opportunities and Challenges
 
Paper Proposal Text :
The paper discusses the dynamics of UAE – UK relations following the Brexit. It debates UAE foreign policy towards the UK, and its outlook towards the role of the UK in the world stage. The article debates the vital role that their political, economic and security interests play in this relationship. It poses the question whether the form and shape of relations between both countries will remain critical post Brexit and the reasons for continuity in this policy direction. It provides an overview of investment links as the UK is considered one of the primary destinations for UAE foreign investments mainly through its Investment Authority. It also looks at the defense aspect in the context of UAE security arrangements, and being an important customer for the UK defense industry. The paper examine the opportunities and challenges Brexit could create for UAE in different fields, while the UK Gulf initiative commit its government to prioritize its relations with the UAE and the Gulf region. The paper looks at cooperation and efforts of both countries to tackle terrorism, and the UAE engagement in the regional.
 
 
 

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