The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has dumped weapons into conflict zones throughout the Middle East. In Yemen, for example, the UAE has been accused of allowing rebels linked to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) to obtain American made vehicles, including armored vehicles
Terrorism trends in Central Asia suggest that the region is shifting from primarily an exporter of foreign fighters to one where domestic and regional terrorist attacks may become increasingly more common
During a time when Western-led institutions are faltering, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) presents a united front, dedicated to global governance, cooperation, and inclusiveness
With its direct military operations, indirect military support, and prolific arms sales, the United States is as deeply entangled in the Middle East as it ever has been