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Resident Expert: Fall of the Berlin Wall

The Resident Expert: Fall of the Berlin Wall

NYU Abu Dhabi Associate Professor of History Martin Klimke studies the intersection of political, cultural, and diplomatic history, with a focus on the exchange of ideas between the United States in Europe in the 20th century.

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Historian Heard-Bey On Why the UAE is a Federation

At the end of the 18th century, two competing tribal powers ruled the Arabian Peninsula. The Qawasim, on the coast north of Dubai Creek, controlled a large maritime trade network, while the Beni Yas held sway over the southern oases near Liwa.