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Did 2013 Mark the End of Somali Piracy?

International efforts have tightened the noose on Somalia's infamous pirates, but the scourge is alive in West Africa and could well return to the country

Military Strike Reported in Southern Somali Town

(MOGADISHU, Somalia) — Foreign military forces carried out a pre-dawn strike Saturday against foreign fighters in the same southern Somalia village where U.S...

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The total number of troops that will be deployed to Somalia after the U.N. Security Council voted to increase an African Union peacekeeping force by nearly half...

Rescue in Somalia: SEALs Strike Again

Even as President Obama publicly praised the Navy’s SEALs Tuesday night for killing Osama bin Laden, a team of the elite war-fighters was wrapping up the daring...

Somalia: A Navy Without Boats

We’ve reported frequently on the Somali piracy infesting the Indian Ocean. The good news is that the Somali navy wants to do something about it. The bad news,...