Welcome to DERASAT, a think tank in the Kingdom of Bahrain, with a vision to create a forum for intellectual thought, creative dialogue and high quality analyses.
In his recent article in Al Arabiya, Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli noted that France was unusually assertive when describing its new Middle East policy at the Manama Dialogue in Bahrain last week, and goes on to discuss the potential for new opportunities that might accompany President Macron’s apparent commitment to multilateralism.
Defence against cyber attacks on national security infrastructure and the use of cyber technology in warfare are discussed in this follow on article from the Middle East Military Technology Conference 2019 (MEMTEC) by Dr Ashraf Keshk.
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.
A research paper on the future of LNG markets in light of divergent views, reviewing the most prominent developments in these markets and discussing future prospects.