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Middle East Special Operations Commanders Conference (MESOC 2016)

MESOC 2016 is held under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II, and is supported and hosted by the Jordanian Joint Special Operations Command. MESOC 2016 brings together over 500 senior-level delegates from the global special operations force...

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Past Events

The Manama Air Power Symposium (MAPS-2016)

Under the prestigious patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and with the support of the Royal Bahraini Air Force and Ministry of Telecommunications and Transportation, Specialized Events and General Marketing Activities (SEGMA) held...

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Dubai Air Chiefs Conference (DIAC) 2015

DIAC 2015 was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and was supported by the Ministry of Defense and the ...

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Strategic Balancing and Power Play in the North Caucasus - International Implications of the Rise of Chechnya Under Kadyrov

Matthew Hedges on May 06, 2013

While Chechnya has previously undertaken an decade-long battle against violent extremism, Islamic militancy in the Chechen republic has dramatically declined under the rule of Ramzan Kadyrov.

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