Paul Pryce offers an update on Canada’s expected Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships. Over budget and potentially behind schedule, there is some cause for concern.
Part One of this article focussed on the shortcomings of Operation Triton, and the policy negotiations Europeans must make when it comes to saving human lives and protecting their borders. While migrant lives are unquestionably important, they are not the sole issue dominating the discussions of migrant smuggling. An unsustainable pattern of illicit immigration has […]
This past July I wrote about Italy’s Mare Nostrum project, which was designed to save vulnerable migrants while crossing the Mediterranean. The program has cost the Italian Government approximately 9 million euros per month, and will be officially phased out by the end of the year. Part of the reason the program was ended was […]
A new maritime player is emerging in the Gulf of Guinea: Gabon. Paul Pryce discusses how this small state is making big waves in the fight against piracy.
As maritime boundary disputes increase among African countries, Paul Pryce expresses concern that the continent is on the verge of a naval arms race.
With the world looking at southern Russia, Erik Underwood looks north, assessing the revitalization of the Northern Fleet.