Author Archives: Michael Steiner (USN CAPT Ret)

Maritime Stability Operations – China: Bullying Their Way Into the Arctic

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The US Geological Survey estimates that the Arctic holds approximately 90 billion barrels of undiscovered oil which is about 13 percent of global estimates and 30 percent of the Earth’s undiscovered natural gas.[i] This increase in regional shipping and resource … Continue reading

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Maritime Stability Operations: A Foreign Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Case Study

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Maritime stability operations are a subset of larger stability operations which take advantage of the freedoms that operating from the sea and operating under maritime law provide.  Maritime stability operations are divided into two types, steady state and crisis response.  … Continue reading

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