The contrast with the opulent Abu Dhabi International Book Fair could not be more marked.
Like Masdar, the renewable energy institute and zero carbon city currently being built in Abu Dhabi.
As a trade-off for those funds, Galactic is committed to creating a Spaceport in Abu Dhabi—a place that loves excess.
“This is serious business,” Hagel added, speaking at a press conference in Abu Dhabi.
His writing has also appeared in The Wall Street Journal and The National in Abu Dhabi.
AQAP claims a similar parcel bomb was responsible for blowing up a UPS delivery aircraft in Abu Dhabi on Sept. 3, 2010.
But the vast majority of outfits look like they walked right off a runway, passed through a drag club, and landed in “Abu Dhabi.”
Much of its business is now global, with the Abu Dhabi investment authority infusing it with billions.
More than a third of that money has come from Abar, an investment fund based in Abu Dhabi.
Today Riyadh and Abu Dhabi see the brotherhood as a dangerously subversive and popular enemy.
Note: Once the domain of pirates, the area was subdued by the British in 1820. It was a British protectorate from 1892 until the late 1960s.
Note: Oil reserves have been exploited since the early 1960s.