Globalization & maritime security: conference report
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Globalization, despite its many positive attributes, also brings complex security challenges. Climate change, pandemics, energy and food scarcity, and trans-national terrorism compel us to think about security in a new way, to develop better understanding of global systems, and to forge stronger collaborative efforts for conflict prevention and stabilization. The safety of ports and strategic waterways are affected by globalization. The majority of the world's population lives within a few hundred miles of oceans, and the preponderance of global trade travels by sea. Globalization effects are key influences in A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower, the 2007 strategy published by the US Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps. The document emphasizes long-term relationships and raises the consideration of the prevention of war on a level equal to consideration of the conduct of war: 'We believe that preventing wars is as important as winning wars.' -- p. ii.
NPS Report NumberNPS-CI-2009-1
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