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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February 20, 2018 | TYPE: Analysis and Briefings
By Sameer Lalwani
The Maldives constitutional crisis has again thrust China’s encroachment into India’s neighbourhood into the spotlight. Maldives President Abdulla Yameen declared a 15-day state of emergency after the Maldives Supreme Court overturned terrorism charges of several opposition leaders, including former President Mohamed Nasheed, ousted in a 2012 coup.
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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
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By Sameer Lalwani and Liv Dowling READ MORE
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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
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“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
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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