Middle East

The Middle East Program heads CSIS’s work on the region, which analyzes a wide range of political, security, and socioeconomic issues related to the Middle East and North Africa, with special attention to the ways that changes in the Middle East and North Africa have effects beyond the region.

Photo: KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images

Photo: KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images

Help Wanted, But Not Found: Emiratization in the UAE

As the UAE intensifies efforts to employ more nationals in the private sector, Emirati officials are finding that there are some jobs that Emiratis don’t want to take.  

Newsletter by Lubna Yousef and Caleb Harper — March 22, 2023

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Jon B. Alterman
Senior Vice President, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and Director, Middle East Program
Seth G. Jones
Senior Vice President; Harold Brown Chair; and Director, International Security Program