Monday, December 15, 2008

Somali piracy: background


Today we talk about piracy. The Somali outlaws attacking merchant vessels in the strategic waters of The Gulf of Aden have become a threat to world trade. Until now military action against the pirates has been focused on naval measures, which havent worked. So, what can be done to solve the problem? Is a military operation on the Somali shore possible? Well talk about the options with Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of African Studies - Renat Bekkin.