Bahrain: Factional shift as Khalifa Bin Salman dies amid Israel sensitivities

Issue 1116 - 10 Dec 2020

Risk Management Report – GSN Risk Grade – C ↑ 3↓

The Al-Khalifas came to power in 1783, driving the Persian empire from the archipelago. The British empire entered into an alliance with the Al-Khalifa 200 years ago; only in 1971 did Bahrain declare independence.

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