Maritime piracy is a major post-Cold War challenge to U.S. and international security. While the Greater Gulf of Aden represents the face of modern maritime piracy, the threat is larger than just the Puntland region of Somalia and the Bab el-Mandeb waterway. Brandon Prins, Ursula Daxevker, and Amanda Sanford look at the current threats posed by modern-day piracy.
Vanda Felbab-Brown, senior fellow at the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at the Brookings Institution, discusses her research on piracy, enforcement and illegal fishing with Assistant Editor Bartholomew Thanhauser.
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Tyler Owens, a second-year MA student at SAIS, discusses the effects of the NSA spying scandal on data security and international public opinion.
Evan Fowler, a second-year master’s candidate at SAIS, examines the political and economic forces that contributed to the rise of piracy in Somalia, and the failure of the Puntland Maritime Police Force in combating piracy.