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Maritime Security

Asia: On the Rocks

John Feffer | Posted 06.18.2015 | World
John Feffer

The U.S. inability to help resolve the myriad island disputes in Asia and its failure to overcome domestic resistance to the TPP suggest that a time will come quite soon when America no longer rules the waves in the Pacific (or has the hegemonic power to waive the rules).

Philippines And Vietnam In The South China Sea: A Burgeoning Alliance

Richard Javad Heydarian | Posted 07.26.2014 | World
Richard Javad Heydarian

The two countries can no longer afford to simply chart their own independent paths, since maximum coordination has become a strategic imperative.

The Rise of Private Maritime Security Companies

David Isenberg | Posted 05.29.2012 | Business
David Isenberg

The emerging economic paradigm indicates that use of maritime armed guards will only increase. That means the private security companies that combat the pirates were earning much more than the pirates themselves. Thus piracy is good for at least some businesses.