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.
Throughout history, armies have had an important role to play during crises and disasters; in this article their dominant role and capabilities to combat the Corona crisis are explored.
As Covid-19 rapidly spread around the world, Bahrain enacted an early preventative and preparatory phase. In his recent article in OurWorld magazine, Dr. Sh. Abdulla bin Ahmed Al Khalifa summarizes Bahrain’s response, highlighting the crucial role attributed to teamwork and public engagement.
The second volume of Derasat’s Journal 2019 (Volume 11) includes a discussion in the foreword by Derasat’s Chairman on ‘Bahrain and the Security of Marine Corridors’, and includes studies on the Gulf States, naval security, and the threats emanating from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps that challenge Gulf states and regional security.
A strategic report that aims to analyze the course of international relations beyond the Coronavirus crisis and options for the GCC countries.