Following the recent assistance provided by the GCC countries to USA with regards to transiting Afghan evacuees, this article discusses the status of the GCC-USA security relations in light of the fading boundaries between regional and global conflict.
Dr. Ashraf Keshk
Would a European military force duplicate the efforts of NATO or compliment it? Dr. Ashraf Keshk discusses the advantages and disadvantages of creating a new European military unit.
The regular attacks on commercial oil tankers in the Arabian Gulf, implies that the Arabian Gulf maritime security is in danger, underscoring the urgent need to address these escalating tensions.
Although the events from the beginning of the invasion in August 1990 to the liberation of Kuwait in January 1991 are well known, it is critical to examine the mechanisms that were used to manage the crisis.
Expert Bulletin: Arabian Gulf States’ Management of the Kuwait Invasion Crisis and Liberation: A Strategic View of the Gulf-International Alliance
Derasat’s recent Experts’ Bulletin discussed the strategic vision behind the GCC’s management of the Kuwait invasion crisis and liberation through the Gulf-international alliance at the time. On August 11th, 2021 at 11.00am, via Zoom.
An article that aims to highlight the importance of a global maritime security presence under the auspices of the United Nations to analyze maritime security threats and propose collective means to handle them.
An article that discusses strategies to confront security and maritime threats and to identify mechanisms for collective action. a discussion that formed part of a research paper presented by Dr. Ashraf Keshk during the Maritime Security and the Gulf States workshop, organized by the Gulf Research Centre Cambridge in July 2021.
Egypt’s new July 3rd Naval Base will contribute to securing regional maritime routes. Dr. Ashraf Keshk explores how the base is expected to help create a balance in the form of orderly deterrence to counter regional tensions caused by expansionist agendas.
The Security Council concluded without any concrete outcomes, following the council’s meeting on the developments surrounding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, upon the request of Egypt and Sudan.
As Bahrain works from a strategic perspective to address the most prominent challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the priorities is securing self-food security, the multiple aspects of which will be discussed in the upcoming Forum 2021.