Maritime security and capacity building in the Gulf of Guinea: On comprehensiveness, gaps, and security priorities

  title={Maritime security and capacity building in the Gulf of Guinea: On comprehensiveness, gaps, and security priorities},
  author={Katja Lindskov Jacobsen},
  journal={African Security Review},
  pages={237 - 256}
  • K. L. Jacobsen
  • Published 3 July 2017
  • Political Science
  • African Security Review
ABSTRACT It is widely acknowledged that maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea is a highly complex phenomenon involving a variety of issues (legal deficiencies, inadequate military equipment, and challenges like corruption, political unrest and youth unemployment) as well as a multiplicity of external responders. To make sense of the impact that external actors have when they address this complex problem through various maritime capacity building endeavours, this article argues that there is a… 
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