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Michael Kugelman On the Recently Launched I2U2 Agreement

July 22, 2022

On July 14, leaders from the United States, India, Israel, and United Arab Emirates met for the first time as part of a new quadrilateral forum. Michael Kugelman, Deputy Director of the Wilson Center’s Asia Program, spoke with MEP Director Merissa Khurma about this development, known as the I2U2, and the future of India’s engagement in the Middle East, as well as how the Abraham Accords paved the way for the formation of this new Quad.

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