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

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

Date: June 18, 2013
Creator: Katzman, Kenneth
Description: Report that 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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Burj al Arab Hotel

Burj al Arab Hotel

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Date: 1993/1999
Creator: Wright, Tom
Description: The view across the lobby ends with the reception desk in front of a large shell shape clad in gold leaf. The fountain with its optic lit water jets is also visible.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Burj al Arab Hotel

Burj al Arab Hotel

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1993/1999
Creator: Wright, Tom
Description: The interior of the lobby is shown with its escalator and water cascade and is seen from the south side of the lobby.
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Burj al Arab Hotel

Burj al Arab Hotel

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1993/1999
Creator: Wright, Tom
Description: A detail view of the ceiling and a three-dimensional open ellipse with a border of bright gold is shown.
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Bastakiya Quarter, Municipal Building

Bastakiya Quarter, Municipal Building

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Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The view shows the courtyard area and the covered arcade gallery with rich ornamentation and arabesque screens and multi-lobed arches.
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Bastakiya Quarter, Basta Art Cafe

Bastakiya Quarter, Basta Art Cafe

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Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This view shows the facade and the blind arcade exterior of the Basta Art Cafe.
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Bastakiya Quarter, Restaurant

Bastakiya Quarter, Restaurant

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Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The courtyard of this restaurant is featured in this view. The south and east sides are shown with their richly ornamented piercings above each rectangular opening.
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Bastakiya Quarter, Municipal Building

Bastakiya Quarter, Municipal Building

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Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Several building facades are visible in this view of the old neighborhood Bastakiya in Dubai. Wind towers, spires and pierced openings are visible as well.
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Bastakiya Quarter, Municipal Building

Bastakiya Quarter, Municipal Building

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Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A close detail view of the adobe facade is shown as well as a cantilevered covered balcony.
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Bastakiya Quarter, Municipal Building

Bastakiya Quarter, Municipal Building

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Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The view is an extremely close detail of two decoratively pierced panels in a wall of a building in the historic neighborhood of Bastakiya in Dubai.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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