Defense & Security

Manama Dialogue: Continuity and Commitment- Robert M. Gates
12/14/2008

Manama Dialogue: Continuity and Commitment- Robert M. Gates

Editor’s Note: Since 2004 the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) has convened an international forum called the Manama Dialogue to bring together the various elements of national security establishments representing Gulf regional countries and key external powers. The Dialogue “provides a forum where the most senior authorities responsible for defense, foreign policy and security […]

Regional Defense Challenges: A New Administration, A New Congress- Christopher Blanchard (AUSPC 2008)
12/14/2008

Regional Defense Challenges: A New Administration, A New Congress- Christopher Blanchard (AUSPC 2008)

Editor’s Note: Each fall the National Council on US-Arab Relations brings together a distinguished group of diplomats, government officials, business people, military officials, scholars and others to tackle the thorny issues surrounding US-Arab relations. SUSRIS has provided AUSPC speakers’ remarks, which touch on the Saudi-US relationship, to you for over the last five years. In […]

Regional Defense: A Need for Credibility, Effectiveness and Transparency  (AUSPC 2008) – Anthony Cordesman
12/08/2008

Regional Defense: A Need for Credibility, Effectiveness and Transparency (AUSPC 2008) – Anthony Cordesman

Editor’s Note: Each fall the National Council on US-Arab Relations brings together a distinguished group of diplomats, government officials, business people, military officials, scholars and others to tackle the thorny issues surrounding US-Arab relations. SUSRIS has provided AUSPC speakers’ remarks, which touch on the Saudi-US relationship, to you for over the last five years. In […]

Saudi National Security and the Saudi-US Strategic Partnership By Anthony Cordesman
12/04/2008

Saudi National Security and the Saudi-US Strategic Partnership By Anthony Cordesman

Saudi National Security and the Saudi-US Strategic Partnership By Anthony Cordesman The US faces major problems in restoring its reputation and strategic partnerships all over the world. Every opinion poll that has addressed the subject has shown that the last eight years have done immense damage to America’s position. There are few areas, however, where […]

A Very Critical Time:  Examining Iran and Iraq  (AUSPC 2008) Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft
12/03/2008

A Very Critical Time: Examining Iran and Iraq (AUSPC 2008) Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft

Editor’s Note: Each fall the National Council on US-Arab Relations brings together a distinguished group of diplomats, government officials, business people, military officials, scholars and others to tackle the thorny issues surrounding US-Arab relations. SUSRIS has provided AUSPC speakers’ remarks, which touch on the Saudi-US relationship, to you for over the last five years. In […]