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Countries bordering the Red Sea or Gulf Of Aden recently signed a charter activating a new ‘Council of Arab and African Coastal States of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden’; Dr. Ashraf Keshk considers the new Alliance and its potential impacts on the security of the region.
Following the signing of the GCC Unified Military Headquarters Agreement on 22nd December, 2019 in Saudi Arabia, Dr. Ashraf Keshk discusses the importance of this agreement, likely impacts and challenges.
A timely report on Blockchain by Derasat analyst, Dr. Fatima AlSubaei, has now been published by the Cyber Program at the Middle East Institute, USA. The report is available in both Arabic and English at the below link……….
A research study on why global suicide bombing rates are decreasing, that examines the motivations for perpetrating these forms of attack and how the Arab Gulf states stand to benefit from the decline.