Hirst: When the Saudis and Emiratis disagree and tension between them explodes

..The UAE is in the process of imitating Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the highest civilian medal, just two weeks after he issued a decree stripping Kashmir of its semi-autonomous status, Hirst said.
He points out that the Indian official will arrive in Abu Dhabi on Friday for the award, and that this makes business ideal for the UAE, which he describes as the “small Gulf Spartans” seeking to establish its seaborne empire, from the ports of Yemen to the Horn of Africa and the Indian Ocean and beyond… More:tellreport