Will NATO Navies Stop Somali Pirates?

France captured nine pirates and handed them over to Somalia for trial. But it’s the weakness of the Somali state that has encouraged piracy in the first place

Arrr! The Somali Pirates and Their Troublesome Treasure

It may have looked like just another sluggish freighter, but the Faina’s cargo of tanks put the buccaneers in the eye of an international storm

Somalia asks Russia for help with pirates

The Somali government has asked Russia to intervene against pirates who have seized a Ukrainian cargo ship, the Somali ambassador to Russia said Wednesday.