Robert Sharp served 25 years in the British Army including the US National War College as the British International Fellow of Class of 2004 and in 2006 emigrated to the USA to follow a career in academia at the National Defense University as Assistant and then Associate Professor specializing in security sector reform, stability operations and counterterrorism with a focus on Yemen, Lebanon, the Palestinian Authority, the UAE and Afghanistan. After an academic year as a founding member and Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Quality Assurance Advisor at the UAE National Defence College, he now works as a Coffey International Development consultant as the Academic Advisor and Programme Manager with the Unites States Security Coordinator – Ramallah, the British Support Team in the West Bank.
Author Archive | Robert Sharp
Western Education Approaches and Culture – My Year So Far with the Palestinians
Robert Sharp 06.09.16
What Can We Learn from Northern Ireland to Help Defeat Islamic State?
Robert Sharp 07.27.15
The Yemeni Patient
Robert Sharp 06.01.15
Yemen: Time to Talk?
Robert Sharp 04.12.15
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
Robert Sharp 12.04.14
Yemen’s Three Futures
Robert Sharp 10.22.14
Yemen On the Brink: A Failure of Democracy?
Robert Sharp 10.09.14
Houthi Tribesmen Continue to Pose a Risk to Yemen
Understanding ISIS’ 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
Yemen’s Fight against Al-Qaeda is about Survival
Robert Sharp 05.10.14
War by Proxy: 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 Comes at a Cost
Robert Sharp 01.15.14
Revisiting the Use of Drones in Yemen
Robert Sharp 01.12.14