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In this first article, of a what is a four-part discussions regarding the challenges to regional maritime security by Dr. Ashraf Keshk, the specific security aspects of the Indian Ocean and bordering states are considered ……….
As part of its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), China has been offering many countries foreign aid in the guise of loans to build critical infrastructure. Dr. Omar Al Ubaidly discusses the impacts of this policy …..
Recent efforts by the Gulf states to improve their relations with Iraq in response to Iran’s interference in Iraq are discussed in this strategic study by Mahmoud Abdul Ghaffar.
The latest strategic study by Dr. Fatima Alsebaie, sheds light on blockchain technology, analyzing adoption levels and trends in the GCC states compared to other countries in the world.