Abu Dhabi clearly realizes the danger of the disappearing UAE culture, and rather than battling globalization, Abu Dhabi is employing the strategy of using that unstoppable force to promote Emirati culture.
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The United Arab Emirates is proof plenty that regardless of demographic size, soft diplomacy can be an effective tool in achieving an emerging country's goals and aspirations.
Many non-Emiratis will not understand what goes through Emirati hearts, minds and veins when Sheikh Zayed's name is mentioned. He has become a revered figure.
The UAE's efforts to promote national identity are being compromised by our distribution of national identity documents that blatantly discriminate between citizens.
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