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The 12th Regional Security Summit: The IISS Manama Dialogue was held in the Kingdom of Bahrain, 9–11 December 2016.

  • The IISS Manama Dialogue 2016

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  • Foreword

    The 12th Regional Security Summit: The IISS Manama Dialogue was held in the Kingdom of Bahrain in December 2016, 11 years after the inaugural Summit. The Dialogue brought together the national-security establishments of the six Gulf Cooperation Council members: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates; other regional countries including Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Syria, Turkey and Yemen; and important outside powers: the United States, United...
  • Chapter 1: Agenda

    The 12th Regional Security Summit: The IISS Manama Dialogue was held in the Kingdom of Bahrain in December 2016, 11 years after the inaugural Summit. The Dialogue brought together the national-security establishments of the six Gulf Cooperation Council members: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates; other regional countries including Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Syria, Turkey and Yemen; and important outside powers: the United States, United...
  • Chapter 2: Executive summary

    Among the most pressing questions for regional security pre-occupying delegates at the IISS Manama Dialogue were the conflicts in Iraq and Syria, the fortunes and influence of ISIS, the emergence of Saudi Arabia as a more assertive power and the future of Saudi–Iranian relations. Looking further afield, the prospect of a new US administration and political turbulence in Europe threatened to up-end the existing global political order, and there were...
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The Manama Dialogue 2016 eBook

Read the digital edition of The IISS Manama Dialogue Report 2016 in an online reader, in English and Arabic, with links to video and transcripts of all Plenary Sessions. Available for all devices, or to download and read offline.

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