West Asia



CASS-India has focused on West Asian region in the past with renewed efforts to find solutions for regional issues and during its third campaign the Center had organized many public events. The most successful event was organized in Bahrain in 2009.


CASS-India has organized several workshops and symposiums on most critical issue of the region that is Arab-Israel conflict.  The Center has contributed immensely to bring notice of the policy makers for the first time about the impending water crisis in West Asia. These are few topics the Center is currently working on:


A) Palestine-Israel conflict

B) Nationhood for the Palestinians

C) Israel’s military power

D) Nuclear material stockpile

E) Water crisis in West Asia

F) Growth of Al Qaeda

G) Political stability and Arab Spring

H) Saudi Arab’s emergence as a regional leader

I) Iran’s assertive role

J) Conflict over Abu Musa Islands

K) Securing Strait of Hormuz

L) Engagement between Iran and Arab states

M) The role of GCC

N) Energy security

O) Foreign workers and social fabric in Arab world

P) Democracy and information revolution

Q) Military capability of Arab nations

R) Anti piracy operations