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.
The importance of planning for potential security crises in the region is important so that situations can be detected early and to ensure a rapid response. Dr. Ashraf Keshk discusses the strategic value of crisis management planning and of the need to prepare for eventualities ahead of time.
In a recent newspaper article, Dr. Ashraf Keshk discusses Bahrain’s latest move to join the US-led Alliance to protect Maritime Corridors in the region and looks at the likely activities and impacts of the Gulf States role in the alliance.
The first edition of the Derasat Journal for 2019 is now published and in the library for viewing or purchase.
‘Women in Information Technology (IT)’ is the subject of a recent study by Dr. Fatima Alsebaie that sheds light on how women are represented in the field of IT in Bahrain, and which looks at factors that may be preventing an equal representation.