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Upcoming Events

3rd Security Middle East Show (SMES)

After its remarkable success in 2011, the 3rd Edition of the Security Middle East Show (SMES) will take place on 8 - 10 September 2015. SMES is a biennial regional homeland security exhibition and conference held in Beirut, Lebanon a...

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The Manama Air Power Symposium (MAPS-2016)

The Manama Air Power Symposium (MAPS) is hosted by the Royal Bahraini Air Force and Air Defense and held under the prestigious patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. MAPS is the official conference of Bahrain International Air Sh...

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Past Events

Middle East Special Operations Commanders Conference (MESOC 2014)

The 7th edition of MESOC was held under the very prestigious patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan and supported by the Jordanian Joint Special Operations Command. This conference continuously gathers official deleg...

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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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