New Player for a Cross-Nicaragua Canal
"We are looking for various means of cooperation" and "of being part of the initiative to unite two oceans with a canal," said Prince Abdullah Zayed Al Nayan after meeting with President Daniel Ortega late Monday.
UAE interest could significantly change the game. They have the money, they have the expertise, they have lower decision-making overhead than most countries, and they are a U.S.-friend. Plus, of course, they have a product that they ship to China that could benefit from "their canal".