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Russia: Arctic Sun Sets on Greenpeace

CC Image Courtesy of Chesnot Jerome Arctic Sun Sets on Greenpeace by Alex Kerrigan* In the final chapter of Greenpeace’s recent Arctic saga, the Russian Federation has released thirty of the organization’s members, which had been held since mid-September.[1] The release comes after the Russian parliament granted the activists amnesty through a bill passed in…

Jan 2014

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Piracy in Southeast Asia: An Overview

CC Image Courtesy of DVIDSHUB Piracy in Southeast Asia: An Overview of International and Regional Efforts by Ahmad Almaududy Amri* One of the main maritime security threats in Southeast Asia is Piracy. While piracy has been a perennial problem, this threat has received increasing attention in the region over the past few years. Reports published…

Jan 2014

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India: Security & Maritime Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction over Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean by Noah Black* I.  Introduction Tom Hank’s bearded mug may be the most recent reminder of piracy for most Americans, but Captain Phillips’s box office take is a secondary concern for U.S. maritime security company AdvanFort. On October 18, India arrested the crew of the security…

Nov 2013