Eugenio Cusumano

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Palgrave Macmillan Aug 24, 2020
Research & Policy Papers

In their book, Eugenio Cusumano (Leiden University) and Stefano Ruzza (T.wai & University of Turin) draw a compared analysis of the extensive use of Private Military and Security Companies on merchant ships and its consequences.

Aug 24, 2020

In response to pirate attacks in the Western Indian Ocean, countries worldwide have increasingly authorized the deployment of armed guards from private military and...   Read More

Dec 22, 2017

La gestione e il contenimento delle migrazioni dall’Africa subsahariana sono da molto tempo un cardine della politica estera e di difesa italiane. Dal 2013,...   Read More

Sep 25, 2017

In 2011, the growing number of pirate attacks prompted several flag states to authorise the use of armed guards aboard vessels. Despite facing the same threat, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Italy have adopted three distinct approaches to securing their merchant ships, ranging from the exclusive use of private security companies (PSCs) to the employment of military personnel only.

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