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    IISS Manama Dialogue 2017

    James Mattis to lead debate at Dialogue

    US Secretary of Defense James Mattis is confirmed to speak at the IISS Manama Dialogue, which will take place in Bahrain on 8–10 December 2017. He and other leading policymakers from the region and beyond will gather to examine the Middle East's most pressing security questions.

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    12th Regional Security Summit

    Exploring ways to ensure regional stability

    Taking place over three days in December 2016, the 12th Regional Security Summit played host to a lively debate among regional and international policymakers on how best to ensure stability in the Middle East, how to navigate the relationship between Arab nations and Iran, and the need for coordinated responses to extremist ideology.

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The 12th IISS Manama Dialogue took place in the Kingdom of Bahrain from 9–11 December.

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