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Modern Day Pirates

Rise of Modern-Day Pirates: Where They Come From, What They Want

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Modern-day piracy has once again made international news with the capture of 20 American hostages on the cargo ship cargo ship Maersk Alabama. The Ala...

Seeking Woodes Rogers: Piracy, Terrorism and International Law

Richard Spilman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Spilman

In the past, the most effective means of ending piracy was to destroy their base of operations.

Pirates And Oil: Will Hijackings Raise The Price Of Crude?

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This year has seen oil prices fly upward to record highs, but lately the trend has been much lower prices. But something could be changing that: there...

Pirates Attack Exxon Vessel In Nigeria

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Pirates attacked a vessel operated by oil major ExxonMobil in the Niger Delta in southern Nigeria on Tuesday, killing a crew member and injuring anoth...