"The United Arab Emirates provides a 21st century case-study in how to build a national defense capability. Boasting a population of just under 10 million, the Emirates fields an air force, navy, and army composed of over 60,000 uniformed members with a higher per-capita service rate than the United States. Its leaders study at prestigious academies around the world and foreign advisors provide advice, counseling, and technical knowledge. Dubbed “Little Sparta” by former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, its growing military presence in the Middle East and Africa are the result of years of dedicated investment and demonstrate ambitions surpassing the federation’s short history.” Click here to continue…
Kevin Massengill is an entrepreneur, investor, and award winning Fortune 500 senior executive with a track record of massive business growth.