Over a dozen violent non-state actors are active in the Western Indian Ocean Region, but three Africa-based groups are particularly successful.
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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?
Curtis Bell, the Director of Stable Seas, was recently featured in the weekly webcast created by the Brute Krulak Center for Innovation and Creativity at Marine Corps University.
Stable Seas convenes experts and policy makers to discuss the future development of the blue economy in the BARMM.
The Gulf of Guinea has immense potential to develop its Blue Economies through fisheries, tourism, offshore oil and gas, and maritime transportation sectors, but governments must have an eye on sustainability and equitability. A new policy brief breaks down 9 crucial issue areas and why they matter for maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea.
A recent article in The Diplomat examines how insurgents in Thailand exploit the maritime domain.
Stable Seas presents to high-level policy makers on the Maritime Security Index and Bay of Bengal report at SEACAT 2020.