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Somali Piracy

Mallika Rao

Why Are There Suddenly So Many Movies About Somali PIrates?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.26.2013 | Arts

After armed men off the Nigerian coast took two seafarers hostage this week, CNN declared the Gulf of Guinea the new “piracy hotspot" -- second to t...

P.S. Don't Forget About Somalia

Thymaya Payne | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment
Thymaya Payne

Yusef is part of an entire generation of Somalis lost in a world that has forgotten them. I started my film trying to tell the story of the pirates, which continue to this day, but soon realized the real story was of the pain of the Somali people.

Jason Linkins

Washington Times Makes Crude "Seaman" Joke About John Kerry

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Lots of conservative media figures acted all aggrieved when -- at the encouragement of the protesters themselves, who proudly vowed to "teabag" variou...

Kidnapped US captain freed; snipers kill 3 pirates

AP | TODD PITMAN and LARA JAKES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — Navy snipers on the fantail of a destroyer cut down three Somali pirates in a lifeboat and rescued an American sea captain in a...