By Ahmed Mujuthaba Coast guard roles are envisaged to lay a bridge between state enforcers on land and those beyond state waters. Understanding the fundamental application of coast guard organizations is important, especially given their varying roles and responsibilities in the maritime domain. Today’s coast guards are engaged in an operational spectrum spanning from an … Continue reading China Coast Guard: On a Trajectory for Peace or Conflict?
By Wilder Alejandro Sanchez The Southern Tide Written by Wilder Alejandro Sanchez, The Southern Tide addresses maritime security issues throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. It discusses the challenges regional navies face including limited defense budgets, inter-state tensions, and transnational crimes. It also examines how these challenges influence current and future defense strategies, platform acquisitions, and relations with … Continue reading Argentina Deploys New Patrol Vessels to Combat IUU Fishing
By Jan Stockbruegger and Christian Bueger Great power competition with China and Russia dominates debates in Washington. Few analysts therefore paid attention when U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken joined Russian President Vladimir Putin and other leaders at the UN Security Council for a high-level debate on “Enhancing Maritime Security — A Case for International … Continue reading Beyond Competition: Why the U.S. Must Cooperate with China and Russia for Maritime Stability
By Lawrence Hajek Losing the green water sea control challenge in the South China Sea could sideline US-led efforts in Asia. The US Coast Guard’s Deployable Specialized Forces can step up to provide strategic support for INDOPAC command. As tensions continue to build between the United States and the People’s Republic of China/Chinese Communist Party … Continue reading Countering China’s Maritime Insurgency with Coast Guard Deployable Specialized Forces