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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr Nizar Madani, left, speaks as Dr John Chipman Director-General and Chief Executive, IISS, center, and Yemen’s Chief, National Security Bureau, Dr Ali Al Ahmadi, right, listen during the 10th International Institute for the Strategic Studies in Manama, Bahrain, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. Britain’s top diplomat says his nation has signed a deal with the Gulf Arab nation of Bahrain to bolster the United Kingdom’s military presence in the region. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond announced the deal Saturday at a security conference in the Bahraini capital, Manama, where he assured Gulf allies that “your security concerns are our security concerns.” (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)