Robert Sharp

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.

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Author Archive | Robert Sharp

Western Education Approaches and Culture – My Year So Far with the Palestinians

06.09.16
  • What Can We Learn from Northern Ireland to Help Defeat Islamic State?

    07.27.15
  • Yemen Brinkmanship

  • The Yemeni Patient

    06.01.15
  • Yemen: Time to Talk?

    04.12.15
  • Saudis Step Up in Yemen, but at What Cost?

    03.26.15
  • Yemen: The Final Straw?

    03.21.15
  • Yemen: Waiting for Hadi!

  • Libya: Time for International Intervention?

  • What Future Awaits Yemen?

  • When Enough is Enough, Time to Act!

    02.04.15
  • Yemen’s New Youth Revolution

  • Yemen: A Handful of Dust?

  • Yemen: A Meta-Mess

  • Abu Dhabi: A Murder Most Foul

    12.06.14
  • Staying the Course: Support for Yemen

    12.04.14
  • Yemen’s Three Futures

    10.22.14
  • Yemen On the Brink: A Failure of Democracy?

    10.09.14
  • Houthi Tribesmen Continue to Pose a Risk to Yemen

  • Understanding ISIS’ Trinity

  • Yemen’s Houthis and their “Peaceful Revolution”

    08.23.14
  • Climate Change and Implications for National Security

  • Yemen Re-Balancing

    07.30.14
  • Yemen’s Prospects for Membership in the Gulf Cooperation Council

    07.09.14
  • Three Short Stories about Israel and the Palestinian Authority

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

    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’

    01.22.14
  • Saudi Arabia’s Rise Comes at a Cost

    01.15.14
  • Revisiting the Use of Drones in Yemen

    01.12.14
  • Karzai’s ‘Brinkmanship’ Only Helps the Taliban

    and 01.10.14
  • U.S. Needs to Rethink its Middle East Policy

    01.09.14
  • Afghanistan, the Sequel?

    01.09.14
  • An Israeli-Iranian Dialogue: Why Not?

  • The Southern Challenge to Yemen’s National Dialogue