March 28, 2012
Taking the Piracy Fight Ashore
A top Chinese general has suggested a new approach to fighting piracy in Somalia. Caution is warranted.
March 13, 2012
The Militarization of Paradise?
The Indian Ocean archipelago of Socotra is often described as an alien-looking paradise on earth. It also happens to be of immense strategic value to the U.S. and Asian nations.
February 10, 2011
How to Beat the Pirates
It’s time for a rethink on tackling Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. We can start by targeting mother ships.
January 26, 2011
Taming Piracy's Wild West
Merchant crews travelling in the waters off Somalia should consider arming themselves in the name of self-help.
January 05, 2011
Will al-Qaeda Turn to Piracy?
Piracy off the coast of Somalia is likely to be a tempting potential revenue source for al-Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Taiba.