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Digital Hijacking at Sea: Unveiling a Cyber Attack Scenario in the Red Sea

In an era dominated by digital advancements, the maritime sector stands at a critical juncture. With the ever-increasing reliance on technology, the threat of cyber attacks has escalated, posing..

Tackling the Houthi Drone Threat with AI

In the strategic Red Sea and Suez Canal route, critical for 10% of global trade, Houthi rebel drone attacks have unveiled deficiencies in ship alert systems, creating a perilous environment for..

Libya’s uphill struggle to attract oil investment

Libya, once a major player in global oil markets, faces challenges in realizing its oil potential due to a tumultuous history characterized by political instability, sanctions, and civil unrest.

Maritime Security Architecture and Western Indian Ocean: India’s Stakes

In the wake of the Israel-Hamas conflict, the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden have become focal points due to escalating attacks by Yemen's Houthi rebels on merchant ships since November 2023.

Iranian and Hezbollah commanders help direct Houthi attacks in Yemen

Reports indicate a troubling escalation in Houthi attacks on vessels in the Red Sea, with sources revealing the active participation of commanders from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps..

Maritime Diplomacy in the ASEAN Maritime Security Strategic Partnership

The concept of Dynamic Equilibrium in regional diplomacy, particularly within Indonesia's defense diplomacy, revolves around establishing a dynamic balance among the forces involved, avoiding..

Counterpiracy Lessons for the Current Crisis in Yemen

In the past two months, the waters around Yemen have witnessed an escalation in Houthi militant attacks on merchant shipping near the Bab el Mandeb strait, connecting the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden.

Israel divides the Middle East

In the Middle East, a complex power struggle is underway among three key states: Iran, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia, all with varying degrees of hostility towards Israel.

Once again, Pacific security is Japan’s priority

Japan, emerging from World War II, embraced post-war reconstruction and economic development, relying on the security umbrella provided by the United States.

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.