Monocolumn: Piracy – A Land-Based Problem

Monocolumn: Piracy – A Land-Based Problem
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A British couple kidnapped by Somali pirates while sailing their yacht in the Indian Ocean, were released yesterday after just over a year in captivity. But their ordeal also highlights the futility of the international anti-piracy naval taskforce, which has been in operation off the Somali coast for the past two years.

Monocle
  • 15 november 2010

Monocolumn- Piracy – A Land-Based Problem

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Paul and Rachel Chandler, a British couple kidnapped by Somali pirates while sailing their yacht in the Indian Ocean, were released yesterday after just over a year in captivity. But the Chandlers’ ordeal also highlights the futility of the international anti-piracy naval taskforce, which has been in operation off the Somali coast for the past two years.

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