The Pirates of Somalia

The Brazen Pirates of Somalia This year, close to 90 ships have been seized in and around the Gulf of Aden, more than triple the number of 2007
US Navy / AP

High Profile Target
In September, the pirates attracted international attention when they boarded the Faina, a Ukrainian ship laden with Russian tanks and other weapons.

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