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Piracy in Somalia

EU NAVFOR Somalia

Official site for the European Council's Operation Atalanta, tasked with protecting World Food Programme to Somalia, and vulnerable vessels in the Gulf of Aden or off the Somali coast. Includes details of their mission, with news and press releases.

In Somalia, Piracy Is An Attractive Career Option

A background feature for NPR, in four parts, about piracy, its attractions for Somalis, and international efforts to counter it. [May 2009].

Piracy in Somalia

A policy paper for the UK's Chatham House, analyzes the high level of piracy and options for international response.

Q&A: Somali Piracy

Includes news and background analysis about the phenomenon of piracy off the coast of Somalia. [BBC].

Somalia

Illegal Fishing.info provides news, links, and a background presentation on the impact of illegal and unregulated fishing on the livelihoods of local fishermen and Somali politics.

'Toxic waste' behind Somali piracy

An Al Jazeera backgrounder on the issue of dumping of toxic waste by European and Asian companies, as one of the motivations behind Somali piracy.

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