Replacing the Aircraft Carriers with Bases in Somaliland: The U.S.-UAE’s Alternative Strategy

Sources Sheba
Abu Dhabi. The Emiratis aim to strengthen thier influence in the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea and join the United States to defend the Red Sea against the Houthi attacks and Somali piracy.

Such moves would anger the central government in Mogadishu, and other countries in the region, including the Yemeni government, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt.

Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed also discussed files related to the Emirati conditions for participating in a security force following the war on the Gaza Strip, in addition to discussing continued American concerns about relationship between Group 42 Holding Ltd and Chinese technology.