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As the European Union prepares for a new maritime security mission off the Libyan coast in order to monitor the arms embargo, Dr. Ashraf Keshk examines previous missions designed to protect essential trade routes and considers the potential impact and challenges associated with current and future EU maritime security measures.
Following on from US President Donald Trump’s call for NATO to play a greater role in Middle East issues in the wake of the exposure of US military bases, Dr. Ashraf Keshk examines the potential for an escalation in the current confrontation.
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.