Iran and UAE in Yemen: Regional and Global Ambitions Open Access Deposited
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This article highlights the actions and goals of two major actors in Yemen: Iran and the United Arab Emirates. Framed within the context of the Yemeni Civil War, both states have used the fog of war to further their own regional and global interests. Moreover, some of their interests— and the strategies through which they seek to achieve them—contradict the United States’ goals in Yemen, the region, and the international stage. As such, if the United States wishes to strengthen its credibility in the Persian Gulf, it needs to critically reevaluate its strategy in the region and pay more attention to the behavior of its allies.