Robert Sharp

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.

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What Can We Learn from Northern Ireland to Help Defeat Islamic State?

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    Yemen Brinkmanship

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    The Yemeni Patient

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    Yemen: Time to Talk?

  • Reuters

    Saudis Step Up in Yemen, but at What Cost?

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    Yemen: The Final Straw?

  • Xinhua

    Yemen: Waiting for Hadi!

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    Libya: Time for International Intervention?

  • Google

    What Future Awaits Yemen?

  • Reuters

    When Enough is Enough, Time to Act!

  • Xinhua

    Yemen’s New Youth Revolution

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    Yemen: A Handful of Dust?

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    Yemen: A Meta-Mess

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    Abu Dhabi: A Murder Most Foul

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    Staying the Course: Support for Yemen

  • Google

    Yemen’s Three Futures

  • Reuters

    Yemen On the Brink: A Failure of Democracy?

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    Houthi Tribesmen Continue to Pose a Risk to Yemen

  • Google

    Understanding the ISIL Trinity

  • Hugh Macleod/IRIN

    Yemen’s Houthis and their “Peaceful Revolution”

  • USS Connecticut

    Climate Change and Implications for National Security

  • Martin Sojka

    Yemen Re-Balancing

  • Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi

    Yemen’s Prospects for Membership in the Gulf Cooperation Council

  • Pete Souza

    Three Short Stories about Israel and the Palestinian Authority

  • Paul Stephens

    Why Yemen’s Fight against Al-Qaeda is about Survival

  • Pete Souza

    War Among the Proxies: Multi-Polar Cold Wars

  • Tank

    Tanks in Cyberspace

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    Yemenis: Doing it for Themselves!

  • Google

    Greater Critical Thinking Following the “Arab Spring”

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    Saudi Arabia’s Rise in the Middle East Comes at a Cost

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    Revisiting the Use of Drones in Yemen

  • Hamid Karzai

    Karzai’s Delay on Security Agreement Causing Confusion and Concern in Kabul

    and 01.10.14
  • Mosaab Elshamy/AFP

    The Necessity of Rethinking U.S. Middle East Policy

  • Afghanistan

    Afghanistan, the Sequel?

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    An Israeli-Iranian Dialogue: Why Not?

  • Mark Garten

    The Southern Challenge to Yemen’s National Dialogue