Strait Talk

What’s Driving UAE’s Foreign Adventurism?

The Middle East and North Africa have become a battleground for competing camps seeking to fill a power vacuum left behind by multiple conflicts and the toppling of longtime rulers. But few countries have intervened more forcefully and with deadly effect than the United Arab Emirates. Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed has used his country’s vast oil wealth to fund warlord Khalifa Haftar in Libya against the UN-backed government while also engaging in the Saudi-led conflict in Yemen. So, what’s driving Abu Dhabi’s adventurism in the region? Guests: Mehmet Ogutcu Former Turkish Diplomat Mahjoob Zweiri Gulf Studies Programme Director at Qatar University

Abu Dhabi's crown prince sued over Yemen war

Abu Dhabi's crown prince sued over Yemen war

The humanitarian cost of the violence in Libya

The humanitarian cost of the violence in Libya

Thousands Displaced as Khalifa Haftar Orders His Forces to Capture Tripoli

Thousands Displaced as Khalifa Haftar Orders His Forces to Capture Tripoli

Battle for Tripoli escalates as Haftar continues military offensive

Battle for Tripoli escalates as Haftar continues military offensive

Is Teknopark Istanbul Turkey’s Silicon Valley?

Is Teknopark Istanbul Turkey’s Silicon Valley?

Opposition Grows Against Saudi Arabian ‘Arms Ship’ | Istanbul Teknopark

Opposition Grows Against Saudi Arabian ‘Arms Ship’ | Istanbul Teknopark

Protests Mount Over Saudi Arabian ‘Arms Ship’

Protests Mount Over Saudi Arabian ‘Arms Ship’

Turkey’s Silicon Valley

Turkey’s Silicon Valley

Idlib on the Brink | Is Trump’s Middle East Plan Too One-sided?

Idlib on the Brink | Is Trump’s Middle East Plan Too One-sided?

Is Trump’s Middle East Plan Dead on Arrival?

Is Trump’s Middle East Plan Dead on Arrival?

Is the Syrian War Taking a Dangerous Turn?

Is the Syrian War Taking a Dangerous Turn?

Trump’s Middle East Plan

Trump’s Middle East Plan

Turkey’s Renewed Push in North Africa | Flashpoints in the Aegean

Turkey’s Renewed Push in North Africa | Flashpoints in the Aegean

Turkey Calls on Greece to Demilitarise Islands in the Aegean Sea

Turkey Calls on Greece to Demilitarise Islands in the Aegean Sea

Resetting Turkey-Algeria Relations

Resetting Turkey-Algeria Relations

Turkey’s President Erdogan in Algeria

Turkey’s President Erdogan in Algeria

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