Is a resurgence of Cold War stand-offs a potential risk of President Trump’s new missile defense strategy? Dr Ashraf Keshk discusses both the international and regional implications….
Omar Al Ubaydli investigates how our consumption decisions partially reflect our efforts to convey a certain social status to others, sending a signal to our peers that we are wealthy and powerful, and that we have good taste…….
As the political crisis unfolding in Venezuela seizes the headlines, analysts frequently draw attention to the fact that the South American country has the largest oil reserves in the world………
Dr Ashraf Keshk considers the implications of the recent expansion of China’s navy.
The US economy has traditionally been a heavy importer of oil, making it unquestionably a fan of low oil prices. Meanwhile, the shale oil revolution has transformed the US oil industry, and driven net imports to almost zero. But, has that been enough to make America favor high oil prices, and to be an OPEC ally?
This study reviews the electricity market’s structure, its operational mechanisms and the implications of an ever-increasing share of renewables in the energy mix……..
Special Representative to Iran, Brian Hook and national experts took part in a Roundtable discussion on US-Iran Policy.
At the start of January 2019, Bahrain launched a 5 per cent value-added tax (VAT), following Saudi Arabia and the UAE, Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli explains the impact on prices.
Dr. Ashraf Keshk gives a brief history to energy security and NATO and considers the challenges ahead.
Bahrain was represented at the recent meeting of the Middle East Strategic Alliance (MESA) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,…….