2 Somali Pirates Sentenced To Life In Killing Of U.s. Citizens

Two Somali pirates involved in a botched effort to obtain ransom that ended with the murders of four U.S. citizens were sentenced to life in prison Monday.

F.b.i.’s Man On The Pirate Beat, Seeking Confessions

Kevin P. Coughlin, a special agent for the F.B.I., belongs to a squad whose caseload includes investigating crime on the high seas.

Piracy Rises Off West Africa

The International Maritime Bureau says Nigeria and Benin reported 18 [tag]pirate[/tag] attacks in the first half of 2011, an increase that rival those of Somalia.

The Pirates Of Somalia – By Jay Bahadur – Book Review

At great personal risk, a Canadian journalist explores the rise of modern piracy.