This is after a month of protests by a very large number of people there for political reforms, including calls for a constitutional monarchy and other economic and political reforms.
I'm a resident of the U.A.E. I live here and am working here. I think it is a big mistake to send in foreign troops. It's a big slap in the face to the legitimate political demands of the people there. I don't think this can end well and I don't want to see the armed forces of the U.A.E. caught up in it.
Already a number of colleagues have come by to discuss the situation, which really is the goal of the sign. We'll see what happens.