Journal of Defense Management

Journal of Defense Management
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0374

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James Okolie Osemene

James Okolie Osemene

Benin City

  • Review Article
    A Study of the Operational Oversight of Counter-Piracy Stakeholders in Indian Ocean: Patterns and Evolution
    Author(s): James Okolie OsemeneJames Okolie Osemene

    Migration has been an attribute of the Indian Ocean World for many years and also associated with risk. Many countries that conduct business around the Indian Ocean have been on the throes of pirate attacks for decades. This study examines the nature of counter-piracy operations in the Indian Ocean (IO). It identifies the hotbeds of pirate attacks, strategies adopted to strengthen security sector?s capacity in dealing with the problem at various levels, prospects of stakeholders? manoeuvrability over piracy, tactical units, interaction wits and international cooperation. It establishes a nexus between counter-piracy and lethal violence in the IO and interrogates the relationship between piracy and the networks of terror around Somali/Horn of Africa axis of the IO. In terms of methodology, the article makes use of qualitative data including secondary sources, media reports and the Inte.. View More»

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