Abu Dhabi, March 4, 2020 – A delegation of three American military and security experts on Wednesday visited the Emirates Policy Center (EPC) in Abu Dhabi.  

The delegation included Dr. Chris Bolan, Professor of Middle East Security Studies at the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College, Col. Jeff McCausland (ret), who currently holds a dual appointment as a Distinguished Visiting Professor of Research and Minerva Research Chair at the United States Army War College, and Jason Portner, a Policy Analyst in the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Office of Nonproliferation and Arms Control.

The delegation was briefed on EPC’s areas of interest, activities and various programs.

Then, a roundtable discussion was held with EPC researchers on key regional security issues and challenges facing nonproliferation and arms control in the region.

The American experts commended the Emirati model in building a civil nuclear program. They also praised the strong strategic partnership between the UAE and the US, which represents a credible partnership and an example of cooperation to be followed by others in the region.

 

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