The Gulf of Aden Needs US-China Maritime Cooperation
By Brittney Washington
China Burnishes Anti-Piracy Credentials Without Clarifying Possible Use of Lethal Force
By Ankit Panda
Lessons in Military Cooperation From Indian Ocean Counter-Piracy Ops
By Robert Farley
North Korean MH17 Scenario Extremely Unlikely
By Clint Richards
After 23 Years, China to Reopen Embassy in Somalia
By Shannon Tiezzi
Iran’s Navy: Asian Ambitions?
By Trevor Hollingsbee
Taking the Piracy Fight Ashore
A top Chinese general has suggested a new approach to fighting piracy in Somalia. Caution is warranted.
How Failed is North Korea?
North Korea is often branded a failed state. But what exactly do people mean, and what is it based on?
America’s Somalia Experiment
The US military’s ‘offshore balancing’ strategy is likely to be applied to the Asia-Pacific. But there could be some troubling and unintended consequences if it is.
Taming Piracy's Wild West
Merchant crews travelling in the waters off Somalia should consider arming themselves in the name of self-help.
Will al-Qaeda Turn to Piracy?
Piracy off the coast of Somalia is likely to be a tempting potential revenue source for al-Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Taiba.