Press Mentions

09/10/2019

Africa's Blue Economy: Five Nations Poised For Growth

And there appears to be plenty of room for sustainable growth, according to the One Earth Future Stable Seas Maritime Security Index, as long as the focus switches from top-of-the-food-chain fish, such as sharks, tuna and marlin, and concentrates on the smaller pelagic fish, like the Indian oil sardine.

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09/09/2019

Explained: What's Behind The Revived Dispute Between Philippines And Malaysia Over Sabah?

According to a report on security in the region by American NGO One Earth Future, Sabah is home to 35 per cent of Malaysia's 3.3 million non-citizens, including a substantial Filipino diaspora.

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TheHill23
09/04/2019

If the Women, Peace and Security Agenda Is To Be More Than Words, Congress Must Stay Engaged

Congress at no other time could draw on such a high number of women leaders who have active combat experience. To harness this bipartisan expertise of female and male lawmakers who often serve on committees with unrelated jurisdiction, congressional leaders should immediately create a bipartisan Women, Peace and Security Caucus.

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08/22/2019

Troubled Waters: Piracy And Maritime Security In Southeast Asia

Piracy is as old as seafaring itself and some of the world’s hotspots for pirate attacks are also the main trade routes for global oil transportation. From the Straits of Malacca and Singapore to the South China Sea and beyond, who are the pirates of Southeast Asia and what do they want?

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08/20/2019

Russia Says It Doesn't Have To Share Data On Nuclear Blast, Alarming Observers

"Russia is setting a terrible precedent. This isn't just about covering up a failure or a new weapon, this information is for the safety and security of the world," according to Melissa Hanham, deputy director of Open Nuclear Network and director of the Datayo Project at One Earth Future Foundation.

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08/14/2019

Why Russia Can't Hide Nuclear Accidents Like It Used To

The academic experts who dissected the White Sea accident are part of a remarkable new movement that has yet to receive its due. Some refer to it as “open-source intelligence” or “public intelligence.” Its practitioners include groups like Bellingcat, which has used geolocation and other open-source information to uncover possible Syrian war crimes and the identities of Russian intelligence operatives, and Datayo, which aims to track and analyze nuclear weapons data.

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NewYorkTimes
08/11/2019

North Korea Says It Tested New Type Of Missile, Further Enhancing Its Arsenal

“North Korea had not one but two short range ballistic missile under development this year,” Melissa Hanham, a missile expert at One Earth Future Foundation, said on Twitter. “This is not denuclearizing, this is not even close.”

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08/10/2019

Seychelles, Somaliland Row Over Home Jail Deal

By 2017, some 485 vessels had been attacked since 2009. But the cost of piracy had been curtailed, lowering it to $1.4 billion, according to a report by One Earth Future’s Oceans Beyond Piracy Programme.

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BusinessInsider
08/02/2019

Trump calls Kim Jong Un a 'friend' while downplaying North Korean weapons testing

Melissa Hanham, another well-known missile expert, told Reuters in May that the types of weapons North Korea was testing, weapons deemed by Trump to be less important than the intercontinental ballistic missiles the country was building and testing in 2017, were the types of weapons "that will start the war."

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NewYorkTimes
07/25/2019

North Korea Tested New Ballistic Missile, South Says, Flouting U.N. Ban

“This means that North Korea can increase survivability of its missiles by continuously moving them, hiding them in tunnels, warehouses, and even highway underpasses,” the North Korea analyst Duyeon Kim and the missile expert Melissa Hanham wrote in a recent report.

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