Maritime Security
Piracy, Maritime Terrorism and the Challenge of Failed States  |  June 09
Piracy is an aspect of the broader problem of disorder at sea that encourages maritime criminality. It gives insurgents and terrorists the freedom to operate. In this context, maritime terrorism, though currently only a low-level threat, has the potential to spread and become more effective in the event of political change on land.
Examining the US TWIC programme and Foreign Seafarers Risks  |  May 29
Two items of interest to the transportation and security community were recently addressed by the US Government Accountability Office (GAO).