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'ISIS is not an army but an idea that feeds on our failures' said Jamal Kashoggi, the General Manager of Al Arab News Channel. The final session of the IISS Manama Dialogue reflected on the last decade of security challenges in the Middle East
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Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Bahrain opened the 2014 IISS Manama Dialogue. The 10th Regional Security Summit ran from 5-7 December 2014.
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‘Your security concerns are our security concerns’ said UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond in the first plenary session of the 2014 IISS Manama Dialogue. The UK and Bahrain signed a major defence agreement on the sidelines of the Dialogue.
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The struggle against ISIS is a ‘true world war’ said the Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al Jaafari in the Second Plenary Session. Jean-Yves Le Drian, France’s Minister of Defence also spoke in the session.
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‘It is at the IISS Manama Dialogue that the strategic pulse of the region is most accurately taken’ said IISS CEO Dr John Chipman at the opening of the 10th Regional Security Summit. A new IISS e-book examines the first decade of the Manama Dialogue.
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The 10th IISS Manama Dialogue took place from 5-7 December 2014 in Manama.
To mark the tenth anniversary of the IISS Manama Dialogue the IISS is publishing an Adelphi book that analyses the key challenges now faced by the Middle East.
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