Eurasia Review

The Battle To Clear The Black Sea Of Mines – Analysis

In late December, a Panama-flagged cargo ship en route to a Danube River port for grain loading, a crucial export for war-affected Ukraine, was rocked by an explosion in the Black Sea.

Why Conflict In Middle East Is Complicating India’s Maritime Security – Analysis

India's core maritime security objective, focused on deterring conflict and coercion at sea, faces significant complications due to evolving regional security dynamics.

Turkey Planning To Become Dominant Naval Player In The Caspian – Analysis

Russia’s Caspian Flotilla has been dominant in the inland sea for so long that many have ignored the fact that, over the past several years, it has ceased to be the only national navy that matters.

Battle For Indian Ocean: How EU And India Can Strengthen Maritime Security

China’s strategic use of ports, as well as its growing military presence in the maritime space in general, has increasingly aroused the displeasure of other actors in the Indian Ocean, including..

Piracy On The Seas: The Great Security Challenge Of The 21st Century

Piracy at sea is an activity that is as old as maritime traffic for thousands of years. This activity is so present that it has become accepted as part of the tradition of many nations. Although it..

The Horn of Africa States: Maritime Security Institution – OpEd

The Horn of Africa States owns a significant maritime space, which stretches from the northern tip of Eritrea to the southern tip of Somalia, a distance of some 4,700 km, including its territorial..

Libya’s Economic Chaos Worsens As Result of Global Oil And Gas Supply Crisis

Libya sits on the largest known oil reserves in Africa and is heavily dependent on revenues from oil and gas exports. In more recent years, it has been controlled at various points by rebels and the..

Iran’s Seizure Of Greek Tankers Threatens Regional Maritime Security

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps revealed on Friday that it had seized two oil tankers belonging to Greece, which has accused Tehran of piracy for its taking of Delta Poseidon and Prudent..

Russia’s Expanding Footprint In The Middle East

Over the last month, the shadow of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has loomed large across the Middle East. In March, he visited the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. He was soon back in the..