January 16, 2014
The Decline and Fall of Somali Piracy
Joshua Keating, Slate
The Associated Press
The International Maritime Bureau is out with its statistics for maritime piracy in 2013, and the sharp decline we’ve been seeing in the number of pirate attacks in recent years is continuing. There were 264 pirate attacks in 2013, a 40 percent drop since piracy’s peak in 2011.
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