Maritime Security

Global Governance & International Regimes

Maritime disputes over underwater resources and territorial claims risk undermining stability and peace around the globe. Stimson examines the history, law, and political dynamics in maritime disputes to identify solutions to reduce regional tensions.

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Current Research

February 20, 2018 | EXPERT: Sameer Lalwani

By Sameer Lalwani   READ MORE

February 5, 2018 | EXPERT: Amanda Shaver , EXPERT: Brian Eyler , EXPERT: Sally Yozell

On September 14-15, 2017, The Stimson Center in partnership with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) co-chaired a U.S. State Department funded U.S.-ASEAN Conference on Marine Environmental Issues. READ MORE

December 21, 2017 | EXPERT: Sameer Lalwani

By Sameer Lalwani and Liv Dowling   READ MORE

November 18, 2017 | EXPERT: James Borton

Protecting marine environments and ensuring the ocean’s sustainability is a global issue, and nowhere is this more important right now than in the South China Sea, a body of water offering abundant and complex marine ecosystems. READ MORE

September 20, 2017 | EXPERT: Sameer Lalwani , EXPERT: Travis Wheeler

“Southern (Dis)Comfort” is a special series from War on the Rocks and the Stimson Center that seeks to unpack the dynamics of intensifying competition—military, economic, diplomatic—in Southern Asia, principally among China, India, Pakistan, and the United States. READ MORE

August 30, 2017 | EXPERT: Sameer Lalwani , EXPERT: Travis Wheeler

Though comparatively unnoticed in Washington policymaking circles, “Southern Asia” and the broader Indian Ocean region form one of the most competitive strategic environments in the world. This article is the first installment of “Southern (Dis)Comfort),” a series organized with the Stimson Center’s South Asia Program to unpack the range of competitive dynamics in Southern Asia today. READ MORE

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