On 7 May, an article from the International Institute for Strategic Studies says that the insurgency in northern Mozambique has reinforced a number of concerns about maritime security in the Mozambique Channel, a key transit route for maritime traffic in the arm of the Indian Ocean.  It says that local maritime-security capacity is already limited and the insurgency has highlighted a need to improve maritime domain awareness in the region.  It highlights a need to improve maritime domain awareness and bolster maritime capacity-building efforts in the region.

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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