Category Archives: Somalia

On the Effectiveness of Private Security Guards on Board Merchant Ships Off the Coast of Somalia — Where is the Piracy? What are the Legal Ramifications

[Translate] On the Effectiveness of Private Security Guards on Board Merchant Ships Off the Coast of Somalia — Where is the Piracy? What are the Legal Ramifications

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The Security Bazaar: Business Interests and Islamist Power in Civil War Somalia

[Translate] The Security Bazaar: Business Interests and Islamist Power in Civil War Somalia

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Private Security & Local Politics in Somalia

[Translate] Private Security & Local Politics in Somalia

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In Search of a Sustainable and Coherent Strategy: Assessing the Kaleidoscope of Counter-piracy Activities in Somalia

[Translate] In Search of a Sustainable and Coherent Strategy: Assessing the Kaleidoscope of Counter-piracy Activities in Somalia

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Private Military and Security Companies v. International Naval Endeavours v. Somali Pirates: A Security Studies Perspective

[Translate] Private Military and Security Companies v. International Naval Endeavours v. Somali Pirates: A Security Studies Perspective

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Somalia: Security Guards of 2 Turkish Companies Fought in Somalia

[Translate] Dalsan Radio (Mogadishu) Somalia: Security Guards of 2 Turkish Companies Fought in Somalia   By Mohamed Omar HusseinOn Monday the security guards of two Turkish construction companies have fought at Wadajir district in Mogadishu. Reliable sources from Wadajir district … Continue reading

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A private security solution to Somali piracy? The U.S. call for private security engagement and the implications for Canada

[Translate] A private security solution to Somali piracy? The U.S. call for private security engagement and the implications for Canada Author(s):Christopher Spearin Source:Naval War College Review. 63.4 (Autumn 2010): p56.  http://www.nwc.navy.mil/press Full Text: Canada’s naval response to Somali piracy has … Continue reading

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Profit and Loss in Somalia

[Translate] Profit and Loss in Somalia A former Delta Force soldier went to Mogadishu to help a little-known company train African soldiers to fight al-Shabab. He never came home. By Seán D. NaylorSeán D. Naylor is the intelligence and counterterrorism … Continue reading

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Was the U.N. targeting Blackwater founder Erik Prince on Somalia?

[Translate] Was the U.N. targeting Blackwater founder Erik Prince on Somalia? By Ian Shapira January 2 at 7:59 AM Follow @ianshapira Was Blackwater founder Erik Prince trying to avoid legal trouble with the United Nations when he allegedly distanced himself … Continue reading

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Maritime guns for hire adapt to changes in sea piracy

[Translate] Maritime guns for hire adapt to changes in sea piracy By Keith Wallis SINGAPORE Wed Dec 3, 2014 4:23pm EST 1 of 3. A Spanish frigate, Blas De Lezo helicopter fires warning shots in front of a suspected pirate … Continue reading

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