Near in fear and far in aspiration: convergences and differences of the KSA-UAE alliance

Federico Donelli | 25 December 2020 | TR | AR

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) are often portrayed by the media and analysts as a single regional power group. Although the alliance is not at stake, it has a much more complex nature than is most commonly represented. The two Gulf monarchies show different stances and preferences on a variety of regional issues