Newsletter #124

Congress Calls for DOD Assessment of Security Situation in Bahrain, Options for Fifth Fleet 1 October 2015 – The FY 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report, released last Tuesday by the Chairs and Ranking Members of the House Armed Services and Senate Armed Services Committees, would require the Department of Defense to submit an assessment[…]

ADHRB Applauds House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing on U.S. Policy toward Bahrain

  WASHINGTON, DC – November 19, 2013 – Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) applauds the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) for holding a hearing today entitled “U.S. Policy Toward the Arabian Peninsula: Yemen and Bahrain,” which featured testimony from U.S. Department of[…]

Bahrain’s Lonely Struggle

*By Husain Abdulla Last month, frustration over the Muslim Brotherhood’s power grab in Egypt sparked a resurgence in massive demonstrations that resulted in the military-led ouster of President Mohammed Morsi. While people around the world remain captivated by events in Egypt, the Bahraini people continue their struggle for a representative government and basic human rights.[…]

Bahrain Bi-Weekly: Issue 12

Featured Followers ADHRB Marks the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture In 1997, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed June 26 to be the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. Each year, nations and organizations around the world pause on this day to speak out against torture and to honor and[…]

Brookings Institution Releases Report on Basing Contingency Plans for US Naval Fifth Fleet in Bahrain

June 24, 2013 – Today, the Brookings Institution released a report by US Navy Commander Richard McDaniel titled “No ‘Plan B’: U.S. Strategic Access in the Middle East and the Question of Bahrain.” In it, Mr. McDaniel advocates for the need for a contingency plan for the possible relocation of the United States Naval Fifth[…]