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Tanker War 2.0

Tanker War 2.0

  The first “Tanker War” At the height of the Iran-Iraq war in 1984, Saddam Hussein’s Iraq lead a coalition which included Kuwait and Saudi Arabia in a series of attacks against Iranian commercial vessels tied to its oil industry. These vessels were mainly tankers. Iran did not take long to reply in kind, starting […]

Yemen – IHL violations in 2019

With the recently published “Letter dated 27 January 2020 from the Panel of Experts on Yemen addressed to the President of the Security Council“ we can finally have a better picture, at least one from less biased eyes, of what has happened in Yemen across 2019. The “Letter” is published every year in late January […]

Cyprus Exploitation

The eastern Mediterranean Sea has been living some intense years due to the multiple conflicts in the area. The Syrian and Libyan civil wars and the Israeli / Palestinian “situation” are the most gruesome and active, but many other, less “kinetic” situations exist. Among this less known, tense but (up till now) military-less confrontations there […]