Making Waves: Militant Maritime Operations Along Africa’s Eastern Coast

waters off coast somalia al shabaab
African Union Mission to Somalia. Photo by Stuart Price.

On November 4, Dr. Chris Faulkner, Dr. Austin Doctor and Stable Seas Researcher Tyler Lycan published an article titled Making Waves: Militant Maritime Operations Along Africa’s Eastern Coast in War on the Rocks. Focusing on the divergent actions of Somalia’s al-Shabaab and Mozambique’s Ansar al-Sunna, the three authors discuss why certain groups tend towards certain types of maritime exploitation.