Associate Professor Robert (Bob) A. Sharp is the UAE National Defense College Associate Dean for Academic Programs and College Quality Assurance Advisor. He previously served as Assistant Professor of Strategic Security Studies at the College of International Security Affairs (CISA) in the U.S. National Defense University (NDU), Washington D.C. and then as Associate Professor at the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies, collocated with NDU. Most recently at NESA, he focused on security sector reform in Yemen and Lebanon, and also supported regional security engagement events into Afghanistan, Turkey, Egypt, Palestine and Qatar.
Author Archive | Robert Sharp
The Yemeni Patient
Yemen: Time to Talk?
Saudis Step Up in Yemen, but at What Cost?
Robert Sharp 03.26.15
Yemen: The Final Straw?
Robert Sharp 03.21.15
Yemen: Waiting for Hadi!
Libya: Time for International Intervention?
What Future Awaits Yemen?
When Enough is Enough, Time to Act!
Robert Sharp 02.04.15
Yemen’s New Youth Revolution
Yemen: A Handful of Dust?
Yemen: A Meta-Mess
Abu Dhabi: A Murder Most Foul
Robert Sharp 12.06.14
Staying the Course: Support for Yemen
Yemen’s Three Futures
Yemen On the Brink: A Failure of Democracy?
Robert Sharp 10.09.14
Houthi Tribesmen Continue to Pose a Risk to Yemen
Understanding the ISIL Trinity
Yemen’s Houthis and their “Peaceful Revolution”
Robert Sharp 08.23.14
Climate Change and Implications for National Security
Robert Sharp 07.30.14
Yemen’s Prospects for Membership in the Gulf Cooperation Council
Robert Sharp 07.09.14
Three Short Stories about Israel and the Palestinian Authority
Why Yemen’s Fight against Al-Qaeda is about Survival
Robert Sharp 05.10.14
War Among the Proxies: Multi-Polar Cold Wars
Tanks in Cyberspace
Yemenis: Doing it for Themselves!
Greater Critical Thinking Following the “Arab Spring”
Robert Sharp 01.22.14
Saudi Arabia’s Rise in the Middle East Comes at a Cost
Robert Sharp 01.15.14
Revisiting the Use of Drones in Yemen
Robert Sharp 01.12.14
Karzai’s Delay on Security Agreement Causing Confusion and Concern in Kabul
The Necessity of Rethinking U.S. Middle East Policy
Afghanistan, the Sequel?
Robert Sharp 01.09.14