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.
Following the US-led maritime security meeting hosted by Bahrain last week, Dr. Ashraf Keshk considers Bahrain’s role in the coalition and in broader maritime alliances.
The importance of national security of all Gulf States as a means to achieve regional power balance is explored in this article by Dr Ashraf Keshk.
A research paper on the prevailing trends in the US economy at the end of 2019, and the likelihood of the economy entering a recession; and in that case, what the impact will be on the Gulf economy.
The Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat) recently published volume 10 of its refereed, semi-annual eponymous journal ‘Derasat’, containing analyses highlighting the most important Gulf-related, regional, and global issues.