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Supplement to the Summer/Fall 2013 Issue: Terror on the Seas: Assessing the Threat of Modern Day Piracy

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.

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Africa Economics Governance & Law Interviews Security & Conflict

An Interview with Vanda Felbab-Brown

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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Economics Events Governance & Law Policy & Politics Security & Conflict

SAIS Review of International Affairs Summer/Fall 2013 Launch Event

Please join the SAIS Review for a launch event on Monday, December 9th at 4:30 PM in the Rome Auditorium. Light refreshments will be served! RSVP to sais.review@gmail.com OR on our Facebook event page.

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Governance & Law North America Policy & Politics Security & Conflict

Gauging the Foreign and Domestic Impacts of Snowden’s Revelations

Tyler Owens, a second-year MA student at SAIS, discusses the effects of the NSA spying scandal on data security and international public opinion.

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Africa Governance & Law Policy & Politics Security & Conflict

Somali Autonomy and the Failure of the Puntland Maritime Police Force

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.