The Military and Police Forces of the Gulf States

Volume 3: Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar

Athol Yates, Cliff Lord

The Military and Police Forces of the Gulf States, Volume 3,  covers the military, police, and selected para-military services of Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar from early 20th Century until 2010.

Great Britain and these three states have had various mutual defence treaties since centuries. This resulted in establishment of very close ties between the
Date Published :
April 2021
Publisher :
Helion and Company
Language:
English
Series :
Middle East@War
Illustration :
8pp color profiles, photographs, maps and illustrations, c 150 b/w photos
No associated books available.

Overview
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The Military and Police Forces of the Gulf States, Volume 3,  covers the military, police, and selected para-military services of Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar from early 20th Century until 2010.

Great Britain and these three states have had various mutual defence treaties since centuries. This resulted in establishment of very close ties between the British and the Sultan of Oman’s armed forces. Since 1920s, the British seconded and contract personnel served with the latter services through forming, leading, advising and training them.

About The Author
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Dr Athol Yates works at the Institute for International and Civil Security, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, teaching Emirati security professionals undertaking a Masters Degree in regional and internal security. His research areas include UAE security structures and organisations, notably the UAE Armed Forces, UAE police services, and civil defence agencies.

Cliff Lord served in Britain’s Royal Signals during the 1960s as a cipher operator in England, Germany and on active service in Aden and the East Aden Protectorate. After the Army, Cliff worked in Paris for the Washington Post and later moved to New Zealand working as a computer operator, a communications network controller for Air New Zealand, and Team Leader International Operations for the Southern Cross fibre optics trans pacific cable before retiring. He is Honorary Historian for Royal New Zealand Corps of Signals. Cliff has written nine books on military history and insignia.

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