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Review – Bahrain’s Uprising

Review – Bahrain’s Uprising

This edited collection reconstructs an evocative and comprehensive account of the forgotten flashpoint of the Arab Spring – Kingdom of Bahrain’s Pearl uprising.

Why Bahrainis Must Embrace Dialogue

Why Bahrainis Must Embrace Dialogue

The international community must recognise that the situation in Bahrain is unique from its neighbours, argue Ali Fathalla, and support the country in their engagement with dialogue.

Review – After the Sheikhs

Review – After the Sheikhs

Davidson’s analysis falls short of the book subtitle’s stated purpose, as he fails to present any kind of hypothesis or scenario for the collapse of Persian Gulf Monarchies.

International Response to Bahrain’s Arab Spring

International Response to Bahrain’s Arab Spring

The implications of the Arab Spring on surviving regional powers has been overshadowed by geopolitical and geostrategic interests. Bahrain exemplifies this quagmire.

Edited Collection – The Arab Spring of Discontent

Edited Collection – The Arab Spring of Discontent

This collection of articles offers insightful and diverse perspectives on the Arab uprisings, and expands to consider political unrest outside the Arab world.

The Persian Gulf Tinderbox

The Persian Gulf Tinderbox

Once again, the Persian Gulf is threatening to become a tinderbox and Bahrain is emerging as ground zero. Saudi Arabia, the Gulf’s preeminent power, is playing the role of antagonist in chief. Riyadh is unnecessarily provoking a stand-off with its long-time nemesis in Tehran and is leading the region into another potential crisis. The tragedy of the current course is that it is entirely avoidable. But the autocrats in the Gulf have made clear that they are willing to use any means necessary to cling to power.

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