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Sheikh Zayed

How Urbanisation Is Changing Emirati Identity

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 12.19.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

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.

What We Can Learn From Abu Dhabi's Soft Diplomacy

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

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.

He Was our Washington and our Lincoln, Rolled Into One

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

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 Is One Nation ... It's Time Our Passports Said So

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

The UAE's efforts to promote national identity are being compromised by our distribution of national identity documents that blatantly discriminate between citizens.