CSAG INFORMATION PAPER By: LCDR Stipe Skelin, Croatian Navy (CSAG/CCJ5) and LTC René Berendsen, NLD Army (CSAG/CCJ5) 18 July 2023 Subject: Pirates of the Middle East Gulfs Purpose: This paper aims to present the CSAG’s analysis regarding how Iran is using a calculated provocative approach, to enhance their bargaining power by creating leverage during negotiations, Read More >
Jeffrey Payne, NESA The views presented in this article are those of the speaker or author and do not necessarily represent the views of DoD or its components.
Jeffrey Payne, NESA Center The larger Middle East is a complex security environment. Ongoing civil conflicts, consistent regional rivalries, and persistent attention by outside major powers are but a few of the factors that shape this complex security situation. As such, many Middle Eastern powers have built sophisticated security services that seek to maintain stability Read More >