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Escalation Beneath the Waves: The Looming Threat of Houthi UUVS in the Red Sea

The Red Sea, a crucial artery for global trade, faces a new menace in the form of Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (UUVs) deployed by Yemen's Houthi rebels.

Does manipulating AIS data help ships avoid Houthi attacks?

The Red Sea poses a significant challenge for shipping companies. They are caught between the risk of Houthi missile attacks when passing through the Suez Canal and the added expense of..

Houthi Attacks, Piracy And The Challenge Of Multilateral Response

In the throes of escalating Houthi attacks on Red Sea shipping and subsequent retaliation by US and allied forces, India finds itself ensnared in a maritime crisis of daunting proportions, contends..

The Challenge With the Deter and Degrade Approach in Yemen

In a month marked by ongoing strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen by the United States and sporadically the United Kingdom, a strategic confrontation unfolds in the Red Sea.

The Houthis could inspire a new wave of piracy — and the English Channel makes us uniquely vulnerable

In an unexpected turn of events, the Houthi rebels have emerged as a significant maritime threat, catching many by surprise.

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..

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.

US UK airstrikes risk strengthening Houthi rebels’ position in Yemen and the region

The U.S.- and U.K.-led airstrikes on the Houthi group in Yemen on January 11, 2024, targeting approximately 60 locations across 16 sites, mark a significant development in the Middle East conflict.

Red Sea shipping costs rising after Houthis target more commercial vessels

As reported by Reuters, the cost of shipping goods through the Red Sea is increasing due to the escalating attacks by Yemen's Houthis on ships they believe are connected to Israel.