A Pirate’s Life for Somalis

Alan W. Dowd writes on defense and security.


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The EU’s answer to piracy only makes the crime more appealing.

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Bret Stephens: Airport Security and Our Incompetent Civilization – WSJ.com

Jacob Laksin is a senior writer for Front Page Magazine. He is co-author, with David Horowitz, of The New Leviathan (Crown Forum, 2012), and One-Party Classroom (Crown Forum, 2009). Email him at jlaksin@gmail.com and follow him on Twitter at @jlaksin.


When does a civilization become incompetent? I’ve been mulling the question in a number of contexts over the last year, including our inability to put a stop to Somali piracy, detain a terrorist who can neither be charged nor released, think rationally about climate change, or rebuild Ground Zero in an acceptable time frame. But […]

Crime Pays for Somali Pirates – by Stephen Brown


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Al-Qaeda’s proxies step up terror war at sea.