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The United Arab Emirates (UAE): Issues for U.S. Policy

The United Arab Emirates (UAE): Issues for U.S. Policy

Date: September 15, 2011
Creator: Katzman, Kenneth
Description: This report describes the open economy and society of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), as well as U.S. concern over proliferation of advanced technology due to said open economy and the UAE's lax export controls. This report describes these issues in relation to a recently-signed U.S.-UAE civilian nuclear agreement. It also provides a general description of the UAE's government and political structure, as well as the effects of the recent global economic downturn on the UAE in general and on the city of Dubai in particular.
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Alleyway in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood

Alleyway in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood

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Description: The view is of the facades next to an alleyway and shows the maintenance scaffolding and pipes projecting from the walls. A wind tower is also shown.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Windtower in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood

Windtower in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood

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Description: The wind tower and its scaffolding is shown in this view as well as the elaborate blind arcading designs.
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Traditional House in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood

Traditional House in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood

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Description: The view of the facade at a raking angle shows the blind arcading design with multi-lobed arches.
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Traditional House in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood

Traditional House in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood

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Description: The view shows a close detail of the adobe wall and its texture. Above the fabric hung between walls can be seen a wind tower for cooling.
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Traditional House in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood

Traditional House in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood

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Date: unknown
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Description: The narrow alleyway shows the adobe walls, some drain spouts and the fabric hung between walls for shade.
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Courtyard House, Majlis Gallery, Bastakiya Historic Neighborhood

Courtyard House, Majlis Gallery, Bastakiya Historic Neighborhood

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Description: The exterior facade is shown in this view. Calligraphy on the side of the building indicates its current usage. A wind tower can be seen as well as the extended portal with its pierced panels.
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Traditional House in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood

Traditional House in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood

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Description: This view shows the detail of the entrance facade with its engaged columns, decorative lintel and pierced panels above the portal atop the roof.
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Traditional House in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood

Traditional House in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood

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Description: The close detail view of the wall shows the buttressing and window placement at a raking angle.
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Traditional House in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood, Calligraphy Center

Traditional House in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood, Calligraphy Center

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Description: The view is a close detail of the heavy wooden doorway and its decorative carving.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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