Ambrose Bierce said, "War is God's way of teaching Americans geography." Exhibit 1.
U.A.E. = deployment point for troops invading Iran. Q.E.D.
UPDATE, MARCH 9: Reader Christopher has a good post up about how Dubai intends to spank the U.S. for blocking the ports deal. Query: what happens if the only port large enough to dock aircraft carriers, and which sits at the narrows of the Straits of Hormuz, decides not to cooperate with an American attack on Iran?