The United Arab Emirates cancelled a planned meeting with the United States and Israel over differences on the possible sale of American F-35 fighter jets to the Gulf state opposed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a report said on Monday.
Israel is the only country in the Middle East to have the F-35, the US's most advanced fighter jet, and it has been US policy to make sure Israel has a qualitative military advantage in the region.
Israel believes it would be threatened by the US selling F-35s to the UAE.
Marwan Bishara, Al Jazeera's senior political analyst, he joins us live from London by Skype to discuss the latest updates.
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