On Thursday, March 16, 2023, the Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat) held a book launch event for the publication, “Shaikh Hamad bin Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa, Ruler of Bahrain 1932-1942 News and Press Coverage”, by the late researcher Saqr bin Abdullah Al-Maawda, the book constitutes a qualitative effort in portraying the achievements of the late His Majesty Sheikh Hamad bin Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa, by analyzing the content of what was published by the local and foreign press about his rule in that era.
The “Second Bahraini-Omani Forum entitled ” Challenges of Food Security and Mechanisms of Bilateral Cooperation to Address Them” was hosted by the Bahrain Center for Strategic and International Energy Studies “Derasat”, on Monday, March 13, 2023, at the Center’s headquarters in Awali.
The regional state of the cities reports aims at analysing the state of urbanisation, depicting major regional urban conditions, trends and impacts, and identifying obstacles towards achieving sustainable urban development.
With population density rising, the primary challenge will be to feed more than 30% of humanity’s expected accumulation by 2050, and this will require not only a radical change in people’s daily habits, but also the task for decision-makers to research how to maintain food security in their countries over time.
The paper examines the incidence of area studies departments/programs in the GCC and US, and their role in the foreign policy of each country.
Between US President Joe Biden’s decision to ban Russian oil and gas imports into the United States starting from march 8, 2022 and the final statement of the European Union Summit march 10-11, 2022, which included the Leaders’ Agreement for Europeans to phase out their dependence on gas, oil and coal imports from Russia, the question arises: How can the energy issue reshape the global landscape in the short and long term?
Several traditionally conflicting Middle Eastern powers are poised to launch ambitious energy partnerships. Can renewed economic ties contribute to repairing politically and socially strained relationships?
Following the freezing of contacts between the two sides for more than two years, this first round of NATO-Russia dialogue, held on January 12, 2022, could see the start of future dialogue and the potential resumption of diplomatic relations.
Can the theories that the Goldman Sachses of this world use to make money, also be used to save the environment if we are open-minded enough to get past the stigma of big finance? Read more ….
The article highlights the main discussions of the 17th Regional Security Summit, organized by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS); an important platform to present official insights on the security developments taking place in the Arab Gulf region.