Monday, November 4, 2019

Architecture for a New Regional Order in the Red Sea

Brookings published in November 2019 a study titled "Toward a Red Sea Forum: The Gulf, the Horn of Africa, and Architecture for a New Regional Order" by Zach Vertin.

Freedom of navigation is at stake in the Red Sea as is the protection of maritime trade and control of a major strategic chokepoint, Bab el-Mandeb, at the south end. The Red Sea and Gulf of Aden represent the western flank of an emering theater of competition among global powers in the Indian Ocean. This paper surveys the changing Red Sea context and offers the rationale for a trans-regional governance framework.

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