In Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, female citizens have kept their jobs amid the coronavirus at higher rates than in Western countries. This reflects the unique labor market structures of the Gulf countries.
In view of the current conflicts raging regionally and globally, as well as the consequences of the Corona pandemic, Dr. Ashraf Keshk, comments on the importance of integrating institutional and community awareness of crisis management.
Despite their high per capita incomes, the Gulf countries today have low levels of R&D spending. In this article Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli, examines an important component: the weaknesses of PhD programs in Gulf countries.
Commenting on a lecture delivered by Defense Secretary Mark Esper, on the Pentagon's new plan for the future design of the American Navy force, Dr. Ashraf Keshk explains the importance of this plan in light of current conflicts in the region.
Statistics from the Central Bank of Bahrain's Financial Stability Report show that the volume of digital portfolio transactions has been on the rise over the past years. Dr. Fatima Al-Sebaie, explains how customers use these digital wallets in their daily lives.
In order for Saudi Arabia to overcome labor market gender inequality, the initial step is obtaining high quality data to avoid misallocating valuable resources and implementing counterproductive policies.
Regional organizations have played a crucial security role, especially to resolve some of the conflicts faced in the absence of mandatory authority at the UN to fulfill the purpose. In this article, Dr. Ashraf Keshk raises important questions about the regional security regulations.
The Corona crisis has provided organizations with an exceptional opportunity to activate broader remote work policies; this article by Dr. Fatima Al-Sebaei, looks into the research on the effectiveness of working remotely.
The Lebanon Port Incident has proved to be a wake-up call for countries around the globe not only to review their port insurance plans, but to also formulate comprehensive strategies to deal with emergency incidents.
The Beirut port incident reaffirms that disasters can sometimes not be prevented. This article discusses the inevitable consequences of such tragedies and how strategic planning could be the best way to address them.
An analytical report, that examines the strategic pillars of NATO's position on the Libyan conflict, explains this position, and how could the alliance's position on the Libyan issue can affect its regional partnerships.