Securing oil supplies is one of the most important objectives of national security strategies of Western countries. Dr. Ashraf Keshk considers the security threats to global oil supplies and the implications for joint responsibilities.
Research & Analysis
In the March edition of Petroleum Review, Analyst Abdulaziz Al Dosseri is quoted with regards to Bahrain’s recent offshore shale oil find…
Saudi Arabia’s Shoura Council just approved a special residency permit for entrepreneurs, investors, and skilled expatriates. Dr. Omar A-Ubaydli discusses this potentially positive step for the economy ……
Some of the greatest obstacles to women advancing in the IT world is embedded in societal expectations. Dr. Fatima Sebaie discusses in some detail the core of these challenges and at how this needs to be redressed.
The recent VIII Moscow Conference on International Security was an opportunity to gauge Russian foreign policy towards ongoing conflicts with Western states and NATO – Dr. Ashraf Keshk looks into the divergences of policy and potential repercussions for the Middle East.
How did the Syrian crisis impact Russian – Iranian relations – was it a convergence of necessity or a longer term strategic partnership? Dr. Ashraf Keshk considers the international complexities of the relationship between the two countries and at the impact on regional security.
Following the New York Times editorial board recently published editorial bemoaning corporations’ continued interest in investing in Saudi Arabia, Dr. Omar AlUbaydli in Al Arabiya provides some additional context on what makes Saudi Arabia eye-catching to foreign investors.
The arrival of Royal Navy Frigate HMS Montrose in Bahrain from the UK aims to bolster naval forces in the region. Dr. Ashraf Keshk discusses regional and global maritime security…..
As NATO celebrates the 70th year of its founding, Dr. Ashraf Keshk looks at the current success of the alliance and future challenges.
Following the USA government’s classification of Iran’s Revolutonary Guard as a terrorist organization, Dr. Ashraf Keshk discusses the implications on strategic security for the region.