This is all a bad deal: Over the weekend, Kenyan forces entered Somalia in response to the recent kidnappings of two European tourists (one of whom has since died) and.
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.
Not the first time pirates have lost their lives in a hijack attempt or rescue operation in the Gulf of Aden. But the press is making a big deal of.
This dude's job kind of sucks. If you think you face an uphill challenge at work today, spare a thought for Farah Ahmed Omar, the man in charge of Somalia's.
These are not the variables you're looking for:Those who argue that violent justice cannot solve this problem ignore several thousand years of history that suggests otherwise. It is absolutely a.
It's not nice to hold people hostage for two and a half months:"Some crew members on the Ukrainian ship are misbehaving," the pirate said."They tried to harm two of our.
I have another piece on piracy up at Comment is Free. And while we're on the subject, recall that David Axe is heading to Somalia in order to interact with.
BBC:Ethiopia is prepared to withdraw troops from Somalia even if the interim government is not stable, Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has said.Ethiopia invaded its neighbour in 2006 to oust.