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The year ahead: Maritime security

5th January 2017 - 06:00 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


More than 70% of the world’s surface will still be covered by water in 2017 - although given the vagaries of climate change, maybe even be a little bit more will be by the end of the year. Thus, maritime security is still a pretty important subject.

With our macro specs on, the waters of the South and East China Sea are likely to be where most of the headlines are generated as China continues to assert itself, while established regional players do what they can to try and stop this happening. The US and Japan will likely bear

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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