How damaging are the email leaks from the UAE ambassador to the US? – Inside Story

The Arabian Peninsula is a confusing place right now.

Qatar’s neighbours have cut long-standing alliances overnight.

And another historically strong alliance between the UAE and US is being strained by emails which have been leaked.

In the third disclosure within a week, email from the inbox of the UAE’s ambassador to the US show direct criticism of President Donald Trump.

Previous leaks attacked Kuwait, Qatar and Iran.

What are the ramifications?

Presenter: Adrian Finighan


Sultan Barakat, Director of the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

Richard Weitz, director of the Center for Political Military Analysis, Hudson Institute

Luciano Zaccara, Assistant Professor of Gulf Politics, Qatar University

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