This report is the fifth in a series by Oceans Beyond Piracy with support from OEF Research.These reports annually seek to assess the cost of maritime piracy - both economic and human - to the international community. Somali piracy off the Horn of Africa is one area of focus; following is piracy in the Gulf of Guinea. New this year is an analysis of the human cost of piracy in Southeast Asia.
Oceans Beyond Piracy, a program of the One Earth Future Foundation, launched its fifth annual report to detail the human and economic costs of maritime piracy. This year's report looks at costs incurred as a result of piracy that occurred in 2014 in the Western Indian Ocean Region, the Gulf of Guinea, and - for the first time - Southeast Asia.
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Aaron ClausetWritten byAaron Clauseton September 20, 2017
Since 1945, there have been relatively few large interstate wars, especially compared to the preceding 30 years. The implications of this pattern, sometimes called “the Long Peace,” remain highly controversial. Is this an enduring trend toward peace
This guide was produced by the Stanley Foundation in collaboration with the Stimson Center. It reviews findings from a seven week consultation process with eighty-two professionals working in global governance.
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