Saturday, November 28, 2009

Somali Pirates and Maritime Security

The Pirates of Somalia have not gone away; they are back with a vengeance. Recent attacks against yachts, fishing vessels and large oil tankers - some taking place over 1,000 miles from Somalia - have highlighted the pirates growing sophistication. The world community still has not come up with effective means to stop the pirates that is within the legal bounds of international law. Read a lengthy and detailed online article on the current state of piracy in "Return of the Somili Pirates", World Defense Review, November 12, 2009. Click here to learn more about maritime security and view maritime security news.

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