ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Understanding Somali Piracy: Globalisation, Sovereignty, and Justice

Piracy in Somalia has emerged from the intersections of a very specific set of processes in the country. A weakened and fragmented state and generalised poverty provide the grounds for low-cost piracy operations. The international response to piracy should not be based on considerations of security alone, but must prioritise state-building and developmental interventions because piracy is also a response to the glaring unevenness of the emergent global order.
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