Illegal, unregulated, and unreported (IUU) fishing presents economic and security challenges to all maritime nations. Bad actors, ranging from local artisanal fleets fishing without a license inside their countries exclusive economic zones, to foreign distant water fleets who can take advantage of a lack of governance and management in developing ...

Last week, U.S. President Donald Trump met with Chinese President Xi Jinping for the first time. While the two agree on the need to strengthen cooperation between the U.S. and China, there are several agenda items that are likely to become contentious, not least of which is North Korea. Trump ...

On March 13, desperate Somali fishermen hijacked the tanker Aris-13 off the coast of Puntland, in the northeast part of the country. This was the first such incident in almost five years – raising concerns over a return to piracy in the Horn of Africa. Since then, two similar incidents ...