On 29 October 2023, Araa Magazine published NESA Center Professor Dr. Gawdat Bahgat's latest Op-Ed (in Arabic) in the 191 issue of the Araa Journal. The article is titled "Washington respects the independence of the Gulf states and ASEAN and considers their renaissance a praiseworthy matter for America and the world."
Dr. Gawdat Bahgat is a Professor of National Security Affairs at the National Defense University’s Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies. He is an Egyptian-born specialist in Middle Eastern policy, particularly Egypt, Iran, and the Gulf region. His areas of expertise include energy security, proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, counter-terrorism, Arab-Israeli conflict, North Africa, and American foreign policy in the Middle East.
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