What We Know About Maritime Illicit Trades is the second in a series of reports as part of the Transnational Organized Crime at Sea: New Evidence for Better Responses project.
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New brief focuses on ASWJ and growing insecurity in northern Mozambique with a particular focus on the maritime dimensions of the conflict.
Stable Seas, in partnership with the Foundation for the National Interest, recently convened a meeting of maritime security policymakers from the Philippines to discuss the ways in which violent non-state actors exploit the maritime space in the southern Philippines.
New Stable Seas Report analyzes maritime security in the Caribbean Sea across nine different issue areas.
Several recent interdictions of Abu Sayyaf fighters at sea highlights how military pressure may be causing a shift in how and where the group uses the maritime space.
Stable Seas releases a policy brief that provides recommendations for the future development of fisheries, the blue economy, and coastal welfare in the BARMM.
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.
At Geography 2050, a recent virtual event hosted by the American Geographical Society, Stable Seas Researcher Tyler Lycan gave a presentation on Houthi activities in the Red Sea.
A new brief about the drivers of illicit maritime activities in the Gulf of Guinea, including maritime enforcement, fisheries, coastal welfare, and rule of law.
Over a dozen violent non-state actors are active in the Western Indian Ocean Region, but three Africa-based groups are particularly successful.