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An article that discusses how to confront security and maritime threats and to identify mechanisms for collective action. As part of a research paper presented by Dr. Ashraf Keshk during the Maritime Security and the Gulf States workshop organized by the Gulf Research Centre Cambridge.
Egypt’s new July 3rd Naval Base will contribute to securing regional maritime routes. Dr. Ashraf Keshk explores how the base is expected to help create a balance in the form of orderly deterrence to counter regional tensions caused by expansionist agendas.
A paper that analyses the impact of loan deferrals on Bahraini households using data collected from telephone surveys with over 100 Bahrainis with recommendations for future action.
Derasat’s recent book focuses on the official and civil efforts of Bahrain in response to the invasion and liberation of Kuwait in 1991 and the Kingdom’s role to maintaining Arab Gulf stability.