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Piracy and kidnapping in Somalia

Over the past several years, the pirates of Somalia have enjoyed what might be called a following wind. They operate in a country where government authority is weak and in many areas non-existent. They have the longest coastline of any … Continue reading

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“Piracy is like the poor, always with us?“

Poverty Reduction programs are employed by states to deal with the latter, so why is it ok to simply accept that piracy is business as normal for shipping or worse to engage in a war on piracy in order to … Continue reading

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