In the second part of Dr. Ashraf Keshk’s four-part discussion on the challenges and responses to regional maritime security threats, the problems facing security in the Horn of Africa are analysed …….
Dr. Ashraf Keshk
In this first article, of a what is a four-part discussions regarding the challenges to regional maritime security by Dr. Ashraf Keshk, the specific security aspects of the Indian Ocean and bordering states are considered ……….
In the wake of a number of security threats to oil tankers in the region, Dr. Ashraf Keshk looks at the challenges, at the various strategies in place and at who should, ultimately, be responsible for maintaining secure regional sea routes for international oil supplies.
What is NATO’s role in securing international cooperation against potential Iranian threats? Following Acting Defense Secretary, Mark Asper’s recent call on NATO member states to publicly denounce Iran’s hostile actions and join US efforts to tighten its grip on Iran and ensure maritime security, Dr. Ashraf looks at the challenges to NATO in meeting this challenge.
How does Turkey’s deal to buy the S-400 missile system from Russia impact their relations with NATO and with the US? Dr. Ashraf Keshk considers this and Turkey’s unique security challenges….
In view of the continuing intensification of the current Iranian crisis, Dr. Ashraf Keshk considers the European role and at differences in opinion between countries within the EU….
Dr. Ashraf Keshk discusses the use of deterrence as a strategy of crisis management with a focus on the Iran.
There are many analyses that attempt to categorize the current crisis between the United States and Iran – Dr. Ashraf Keshk explains the distinctions between levels of crisis and at how this is important when considering future scenarios.
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.
All the crises in the region in the past had an impact on the Gulf states, even if they wanted neutrality. With Dr. Ashraf Keshk’s research he states that the Gulf countries have several elements to deal effectively with regional crises…