Mark Kinra, Jacob Zucker and Sugandh P Ojha discuss the natural rivalry between Iran and UAE induced by geography, the Abraham Accords signed by UAE and Israel, and Iran’s shifting of gears in response.
The UAE’s leadership has calculated that the looming threat of Iranian aggression outweighs the possible backlash at this (UAE-Israeli) diplomatic coup at home and in regional conclaves such as GCC and the Arab League.
It is certain that by cooperating on sharing resources, technology and expenses, the total cost involved can be reduced and the work rendered more efficient. However, a disadvantage is that multilateral collaboration on sensitive defence technologies is delicate at best.
Directed-Energy Weapons (DEWs) is one such futuristic technology in which ranged weapons strike their targets with highly focused punches of energy that may come in the form of laser, microwave, or particle beams.
The sentiments of Israelis with the nation can only be understood once you visit the country and listen to the stories of their great grandfathers being killed, cousins being separated or them being looked down upon in other countries.