Oceans Beyond Piracy Tracks Evolving Maritime Threats

Ships off Horn of Africa
Ships off the Horn of Africa. Photo by Jean-Pierre Larroque

Attacks on vessels near the Horn of Africa at the end of 2016 reflect a growing trend of maritime insecurity which is not following traditional forms of piracy. OEF's Oceans Beyond Piracy program analyzes six reported incidents in this issue paper, and offers detailed considerations for if and how existing counter-piracy tactics can be applied to these emerging threats for ensuring safe passage through the region.

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