The rise and rise of piracy

January 2009
Ausmarine;Jan2009, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p10
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the expansion of pirate attacks, which were initially confined to the Somali Territorial Waters, into international waters and even up to the international shipping lane (ISL) of the Gulf of Aden. Most countries respond to the piracy by instituting naval patrols along the Gulf of Aden ISL which has been largely ineffective. The author points out the need for the international community to prepare for a naval action in Somali Territorial Waters.


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