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Opinion: It's Too Soon to Wave the White Flag on China

Published Nov 28, 2021 6:13 PM by The Strategist

[By Peter Jennings] In The Australian newspaper last Monday, Hugh White gave us a picture of democratic defeat in the face...

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Saudi Tourism Agency Plans to Excavate 18th-Century Red Sea Wreck Site

Published Nov 26, 2021 7:44 PM by The Maritime Executive

Saudi Arabia is planning a delicate excavation of an 18th-century shipwreck from the bed of the Red Sea as part of a wider mission...

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U.S. Coast Guard Looks for Survivors After Migrant Boat Runs Aground

Published Nov 26, 2021 4:36 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for about 10 missing migrants who went into the water after their boat hit the rocks near Mona I...

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Trouble on the Mekong: Climate Change, Overdevelopment Hit Fisheries

Published Nov 26, 2021 2:41 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

[By Mark Tilly] Two reports released last month by The Mekong River Commission (MRC), an inter-governmental organization that w...

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IMO MEPC Resolves to Discuss Carbon Policy for Two More Years

Published Nov 26, 2021 1:57 PM by The Maritime Executive

The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee has completed its 77th meeting, and its member states have pledged to discuss deca...

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Op-Ed: Indonesia Deserves Transparency About China's Research Drones

Published Nov 24, 2021 10:53 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

[By Taufik Rachmat Nugraha] According to the Indonesia Ocean Justice Initiative, between 2018 and January 2021, a lar...

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How Long Can the U.S. Coast Guard Detain Smugglers?

Published Nov 24, 2021 7:55 PM by CIMSEC

[By Thomas “Buddy” Bardenwerper] This article is an excerpt, and the reader is encouraged to visit its full two-par...

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Federal Review: "USMMA Has Lost its Way"

Published Nov 24, 2021 7:16 PM by The Maritime Executive

A Congressionally-mandated review has delivered a devastating assessment of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy's governance stru...

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ICS Makes Last Call for Decarbonization Research Fund at MEPC

Published Nov 24, 2021 1:36 AM by The Maritime Executive

The push to decarbonize the shipping industry is facing a vote of confidence as top government officials from 174 countries conver...

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Israel Identifies Two Iranian Drone Bases Used to Strike Shipping

Published Nov 23, 2021 7:13 PM by The Maritime Executive

Israel's defense ministry has identified two drone bases in southern Iran which have allegedly been used to launch armed drone...

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