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

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.
Date: June 18, 2013
Creator: Katzman, Kenneth
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bastakiya Quarter, Municipal Building

Description: The view shows a municipal building in the neighborhood of Bastakiya in Dubai. The natural color of the adobe covers the exterior walls and on the corner of the building is a wind tower for cooling.
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Date: unknown
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bastakiya Quarter, Restaurant

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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Date: unknown
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Burj al Arab Hotel

Description: An opulent lounge with large arabesques decorating the floor and high backed seating are the feature of this lounge area.
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Date: 1993/1999
Creator: Wright, Tom
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Burj al Arab Hotel

Description: The view is of the bridge connecting the Burj al Arab island to the shore. The railings and balusters are shown.
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Date: 1993/1999
Creator: Wright, Tom
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bastakiya Quarter

Description: The view from the southwest shows the elevated north wing of the adobe building in the historic neighborhood of Bastakiya in Dubai.
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Date: unknown
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Traditional House in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood

Description: The view is of the facade of a traditional style house in the historic neighborhood of Bastakiya in Dubai. The raking view is from the southeast direction. Blind arcades decorate the surface of the facade and an extended entrance is topped with a series of pierced panels.
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Date: unknown
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Traditional House in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood

Description: The view is of the narrow street toward a traditional house in the historic neighborhood. Visible is a wind tower and the natural tone of the adobe is predominate as is the decorative pierced panels above the entrance to one of the dwellings.
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Date: unknown
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design