Eurasia Review

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 was expected that in modern times pirates would disappear, due to poverty and hopelessness around the world, pirate activities at the turn of the 20th to the 21st century were not eradicated but..

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..