UAE: Huawei partnership and F-35 deal

US President Joe Biden is said to be pressing the UAE to remove China’s Huawei Technologies Co. from its telecommunications networks within four years, arguing that the presence of Huwaei in these networks could be used for espionage.

Media reports have also claimed that the United States is using the potential sale of F-35 fighter jets to the UAE as leverage.

What was the Emirati reaction to President Biden’s request?

Tactical Report answers this question and more in the following 553-word report.

[Partly reproduced in TR Weekly 28/25 – June 18, 2021]

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