Dr. Paul Sullivan

Dr. Paul Sullivan is a senior research associate at KFCRIS and non-resident fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council.

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Shipping, chokepoints and supply chain vulnerabilities

There are many essential shipping lanes with chokepoints. Some of these include the human-made Suez Canal and Panama Canal. Both cut back on the cost and time of transporting goods.

June 09, 2022

Water security starts with taking care of our oceans

The ocean is about 70 percent of the surface area of the globe. It, including its massive depths, is a huge part of the overall biosphere of the world. We, as humans, could not survive without the ocean.

June 06, 2022

How the war in Ukraine has stopped it feeding 400 million people around the world


Ukraine could feed 400 million people while Russia and Ukraine supply 12 percent of the world’s traded food calories.

May 26, 2022

War and the pandemic have exposed fault lines across the global economy

Security and resilience are comforting words for people, companies, and countries. This is especially so when the world, business, economies, and life in general seem so insecure and lacking in resilience. We are in such times today.

May 19, 2022

Climate change may change the face of trade routes across GCC

There are numerous scenarios for how climate change might affect the world. However, it is becoming clear that barring significant changes in climate policies, the world could continue to heat up.

April 29, 2022

Being a sleuth for the truth will protect you against fake news

These are challenging and confusing times, indeed. Younger people are trying, with difficulty, to make sense of it all. It is the same for those of us who have been around for longer.

April 23, 2022