This policy outlook aims to address key questions regarding the UAE-Israel normalisation deal.

Elif Zaim 12 October 2020

Why did the UAE-Israel normalisation deal take place now? How does each party to the agreement benefit? What are the options available to the Palestinian leadership? This policy outlook aims to address these questions and argues that the fundamental change that has resulted is that a united Arab front which ostensibly defended Palestinian interests no longer exists. Instead there are individual Arab states that are pursuing their national interests, leaving the Palestinians to fend for themselves.​

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