Barack Obama is a Somali pirate. See also.
My WPR column this week: That didn’t seem apparent two years ago, when Dr. Yoav Gortzak and I argued (.pdf) that increasing the density of naval forces off the Horn of Africa could have a major
My column on piracy, metrics, and grand strategy is up at World Politics Review: Most notably, the report highlighted the lack of any good cost-benefit analysis of the anti-piracy effort. The United S
Later this year, state parties will get together to revisit the Statute for the International Criminal Court. Definitely on the agenda is clarifying the crime of aggression, which was left hanging in
I have a review of Martin Murphy’s Small Boats, Weak States, Dirty Money up at ID. Long story short, it’s the best single volume introduction to modern piracy and maritime terrorism that I
David Axe has managed to secure a embed with anti-piracy forces off the coast of Somalia, but needs help getting where he needs to be. Drop a nickel in the can, if you have a chance.
It turns out that the T-72s carried by the MV Faina (the Ukranian vessels that was seized and held by pirates for several months) weren’t destined for Kenya after all: But one mystery lingered:
The Patterson School’s new summer reading list is out. I’ve recently finished the Kilcullen and the Bacevich, both of which are quite good; reviews pending. Also, David Wescott of Business