Naval & Maritime Defence

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Contributor: Ian Ralby
Posted: 03/21/2017
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Both maritime security and insecurity in Africa are increasingly centered on cooperation. Dr. Ian Ralby presents the case that cooperation is maturing among the criminal elements seeking to exploit inadequacies in law enforcement across entire regions. To effectively respond, he claims, states must develop superior cooperation, both internally and externally, to reduce the opportunities for criminals to obtain the upper hand. Full Article »
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Posted: 09/02/2014
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Introducing Ireland's Samuel Beckett-class: Rear Admiral Mark Mellett With this year's event being held in Dublin, Rear Admiral Mark Mellett of the Irish Defence Forces (and the conference chairman), explains to Defence IQ the reasoning behind the introduction of the new Samuel Beckett-class OPVs in this new podcast. He also discusses the Full Podcast »
Contributor: Defence IQ Press
Posted: 03/21/2017
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There is no development without security. For West African nations, wealth is tied intrinsically to local maritime routes used for exporting raw materials and exploiting the maritime economy, from fish to offshore oil and gas. Read this latest Defence IQ analysis on the developments and challenges facing African security for the months ahead... Full Sector Report »