African countries are coming together to improve maritime security around the continent, though one would never know if from reading the news. What can the African maritime security community do to draw more attentions to its victories and attract more support for its efforts?
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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.
A new policy brief highlights possibilities to address piracy and armed robbery in the short-term in order to protect seafarers and fishers in the Gulf of Guinea.
An attempted bombing at a wharf in the Philippines’ Sulu archipelago highlights the need for continued vigilance around civilian maritime infrastructure in the southern Philippines.
Existing security initiatives in the South Pacific create a foundation for further development by local leaders and opportunities for external stakeholders to contribute resources, information, and expertise towards regional maritime security.
On Thursday, September 17, 2020, Center for Naval Analyses (CNA) and Stable Seas hosted a discussion on how non-state actors use violence at sea in support of their broader aims. A panel of experts explores questions such as: How does seablindness shape or impair state efforts to effectively curtail maritime terrorism?