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UAE ambassador offers Israel carrots, not sticks

The United Arab Emirates ambassador to the United States, Yousef al-Otaiba, has penned an unprecedented op-ed in an Israeli newspaper, urging against the annexation of occupied Palestinian territories but declining to threaten repercussions. “Annexation will certainly and immediately upend Israeli aspirations for improved security, economic and cultural ties with the Arab world and with UAE,” […]