A vigorous rebound from the economic crisis.
A first for any Arab nation.
The real reason the prime minister’s visit to the UAE was canceled.
Like many a happy relationship, this one starts with a date.
Preserving the qualitative military edge.
But American support is necessary for it to succeed.
A problematic partner—that exports anti-Western and anti-Semitic propaganda—already cooperates with both Jerusalem and Washington.
The naysayers are wrong.
And the hollowness of their critics.
And refutes notions that have shaped U.S. Middle East policy for more than half a century.
Bahrain and the UAE fear demography, Iran, and a withdrawing U.S.