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Bahrain: between geopolitical and humanitarian concerns

Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

Publication date2013
PublisherForeign Policy Centre
Number of pages4
<mark>Original language</mark>English


FPC Research Associate Dr Simon Mabon gives the background to the political unrest and human rights abuses that took place in Bahrain around the Arab Spring. The briefing sets out the geo-political competition between Saudi Arabia and Iran that forms the backdrop to recent events and critiques the UK government's relations with Bahrain.