Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Profiling the Somali Pirates - Plain Criminals or Terrorists?

The Somali Pirates are again on a rampage and are feared to be expanding the range of their adventurism. Some say they are separate from terrorists but it is hard to deny the different reports that at least they are in partnership with them.

Somali Pirates and the Islamist Jihad by Joshua London

Somali pirates living the high life By Robyn Hunter

Pirates 'smuggling al-Qaeda fighters' into Somalia By Colin Freeman

List of ships attacked by Somali pirates