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Dec
11

The Saudi-UAE Alliance Could Be Weaker Than It Appears

The Saudi-UAE Alliance Could Be Weaker Than It AppearsThe potential for tension between Riyadh and Abu Dhabi is illustrated by an increasing number of foreign-policy disagreements. On December 5, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Foreign Ministry announced the creation of a joint cooperation and coordination committee with Saudi Arabia. This committee provides an official forum for Saudi Arabia–UAE security collaboration outside the auspices of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).