The Battle for Libya: The UAE Calls the Shots

Author
James M Dorsey
Content Type
Commentary and Analysis
Institution
The Begin-Sadat Centre for Strategic Studies (BESA)
Abstract
Last week’s inauguration of a new Egyptian military base on the Red Sea was heavy with the symbolism of the rivalries shaping the future of the Middle East as well as north and east Africa.
Topic
Treaties and Agreements, United Nations, Geopolitics, Conflict
Political Geography
Africa, Middle East, Libya, United Arab Emirates, Red Sea