New VIDEOS released | The Regional Security System in the Persian Gulf

We are glad to announce the release of a 7-video playlist dedicated to the Regional Security System in the Persian Gulf, which was the topic of our recent eBook Stepping Away From the Abyss: A Gradual Approach Towards a New Security System in the Persian Gulf (May 2021) and the focus of our 2021 Annual Conference Where do we start? Designing steps towards a regional security system in the Persian Gulf (20-21 May 2021), organised in the framework of our Regional Security Initiative.

Luigi Narbone (Director of the Middle East Directions Programme, EUI); Abdolrasool Divsallar (Co-lead of the Regional Security Initiative, EUI); Gawdat Bahgat (Professor, US National Defense University); Silvia Colombo (Senior Fellow, Italian Institute of International Affairs – IAI); Riccardo Redaelli (Director, Center for Research on the Southern System and the Wider Mediterranean – CRiSSMA); Andrey Kortunov (Director of the Russian International Affairs Council – RIAC); Ross Harrison (Director of Research at Middle East Institute – MEI) are among the eBook contributors and speakers at our annual conference.

In this series of 7 short thematic videos, our experts shed the light on the main factors and obstacles at play to building a regional security system in the Persian Gulf.

1/7 Luigi Narbone | Why the Persian Gulf needs a regional security system
2/7 Abdolrasool Divsallar | How a cooperative security system building process should look like?
3/7 Gawdat Bahgat | How can the rationale for cooperation be created in the Persian Gulf?
4/7 Silvia Colombo | What would be the role of Europe in security system building in the Persian Gulf?
5/7 Riccardo Redaelli | Where and how can track-2 efforts play a role in regional security building attempts?
6/7 Andrey Kortunov | What’s the Russian view on obstacle to crisis management?
7/7 Ross Harrison | How are recent developments in the Israeli-Palestinian crisis impacting the Gulf?