Category Archives: Failed States

The Geopolitical Context of Piracy by Dr. Heather Mark

This is a guest post by Dr. Heather Mark.  This is a short article of a larger whitepaper titled “Understanding Modern Piracy: Geopolitical and Regulatory Considerations” which is found here. “Executive Summary The scourge of modern piracy is often unrecognized … Continue reading

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Piracy and Failed States

Governments that are unable to enforce laws within their own boundaries or project and protect their interests outside of their geographical limits are largely considered to be failed state.  The Fund for Peace studies 12 specific characteristics of failed state … Continue reading

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