Gulf arms race fuels UAE push for defense industry

File - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, third left, and the head of Ukrainian General Staff Viktor Muzhenko, in uniform, visit the International Defence Exhibition and Conference, IDEX, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/ Mikhail Palinchak, pool)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on March 06, 2015, on page 4.




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