This paper argues that large-scale illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing takes place on an organised, systematic scale across multiple jurisdictions, and must therefore be recognised as transnational organised crime. Such IUU fishing endangers food security, threatens livelihoods, undermines the rule of law and deprives states of revenues. It also intersects with other crimes, further...
Despite the obvious antagonism between Russia and the US, the two states can also cooperate, as the current deal over Syria indicates, especially when Moscow wishes to expand its available strategic options.
The distinguished legacy of a British-born pioneer in UN peacekeeping operations should provide London with the impetus to provide further leadership on this topic at a ministerial conference it hosts this week.
The multinational MINUSMA and French Barkhane deployments to Mali involve the use of several indigenous European platforms, particularly the Eurocopter Tiger. Therefore, they represent a useful opportunity to evaluate some aspects of European expeditionary capabilities