Frick, Matthew M.
March 2010
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Mar2010, Vol. 136 Issue 3, p66
Conference Proceeding
The article presents information on the threats of pirates around waters surrounding Somalia. It is stated that since January 2008, Somali pirates have attacked more than 330 vessels due to which shipping companies have chosen to re-route their ships around the southern tip of Africa. The European Union stated a counter-piracy operation as early as September 2008 around Africa followed by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).


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