A Peek Into The Secret World Of Somalian Pirates

July 19, 2011

Jay Bahadur wanted to know first-hand how modern pirates live and operate, so he traveled to Somalia. He spent weeks meeting with pirates and government officials.

Bahadur tells their stories, debunks myths and examines the rise of piracy off the Somali coast in his new book, The Pirates of Somalia.

Read an excerpt here.

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