Why the UAE is relaxing laws on marriage, liquor & …


The United Arab Emirates is overhauling laws on an array of business, cultural and social norms — moves that seemingly make it one of the most progressive countries in the region. But a key question is how evenly the new laws will be enforced, notes Middle East fellow Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, especially in the more conservative of the UAE’s seven emirates. Read or listen to more on NPR.