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Title:
Pirate state : inside Somalia's terrorism at sea
Author:
Eichstaedt, Peter H., 1947-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
209 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Summary:
Examines the lives, tactics, and motives of Somali pirates, draws links between the pirates, their financiers, and the al-Shabaab Islamist extremists, and traces the source of the pirate problem to the chaos, clans, and violence in Somalia.
Language:
English
Contents:
Prologue: the pirates' call -- Attack on the Alabama -- Pirates and prisons -- Cauldron of chaos -- Method to the madness -- Inside a hijacking -- Nightmare on the Delta -- Ten months in Hell -- Malaise in Mombasa -- Desperation at Dadaab -- Haven for terror -- Fighting back -- Sailors take warning -- Epilogue: a modest proposal.
ISBN:
9781569763117
Format :
Book