The Pirates Of Somalia

Author: Jay Bahadur
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307906981
Size: 52.62 MB
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The book looks at how the unrecognized mini-state of Puntland is dealing with the rise—and increasing sophistication—of piracy and how, through legal and military action, other nations, international shippers, the United Nations, and ...

Deadly Waters

Author: Jay Bahadur
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847654363
Size: 15.11 MB
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What clothes do they wear and what is their drug of choice? Deadly Waters takes us to the heart of Somalia, where Jay Bahadur, the intrepid twenty-five-year-old author has ventured where most journalists fear to tread.

Pirate State

Author: Peter Eichstaedt
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1569767742
Size: 52.18 MB
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By way of one-on-one interviews with pirates, their associates, their victims, and those who police them, the book reveals piracy's origins, tactics, and increasing links to terrorists in Somalia, East Africa, and the Middle East, including ...

The World S Most Dangerous Place

Author: James Fergusson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446487059
Size: 27.42 MB
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Award-winning journalist James Fergusson is among the few to have witnessed at first hand the devastating reality of life in the failed and desperate state of Somalia.

Pirate Alley

Author: Terry McKnight
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 161251135X
Size: 26.64 MB
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The book examines various answers to the question “How do you solve a problem like Somalia?” It explores the debate over the recently adopted practice of putting armed guards aboard merchant ships, and focuses on the best management ...

Clan Cleansing In Somalia

Author: Lidwien Kapteijns
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812207580
Size: 18.62 MB
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Clan Cleansing in Somalia establishes that public acknowledgment of the ruinous turn to communal violence is indispensable to social and moral repair, and can provide a gateway for the critical memory work required from Somalis on all sides ...

Getting Somalia Wrong

Author: Mary Harper
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd.
ISBN: 1780321058
Size: 40.24 MB
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At least that is how it is inevitably portrayed by politicians and in the media. Mary Harper presents the first comprehensive account of the chaos into which the country has descended and the United States' renewed involvement there.

A Captain S Duty

Author: Richard Phillips
Publisher: Hachette Books
ISBN: 1401395112
Size: 42.73 MB
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"It never ends like this," Captain Phillips said. And he's right. A Captain's Duty tells the life-and-death drama of the Vermont native who was held captive on a tiny lifeboat off Somalia's anarchic, gun-plagued shores.

Impossible Odds

Author: Jessica Buchanan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476725195
Size: 66.36 MB
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Both a testament to two people’s courage and a nail-biting look at a life-or-death struggle, this is a harrowing and deeply personal story about their triumph over impossible odds.

The Invisible Hook

Author: Peter T. Leeson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400829866
Size: 41.43 MB
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Pack your cutlass and blunderbuss--it's time to go a-pirating! The Invisible Hook takes readers inside the wily world of late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century pirates.