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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TAGGED: Piracy, Pirates, Somalia

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