Saudi Arabia and UAE on an economic collision course4 min read 19 Feb 2021, 11:59 AM IST
The Middle East’s most important alliance is being threatened by a common goal
For several years now, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have been in lockstep on foreign policy. The close friendship of their de facto rulers, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, is the Middle East’s most important alliance. It allows them to boss around the Gulf Cooperation Council, to the disquiet of other members, and set the agenda for the wider Arab world.
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