05 October 2008

On the East African Coast, Piracy is the Only Buiness that pays

If youve got a boat and you cant make money out of fishing, then you will find other ways to make money out of your boat. People and weapons smuggling make a start. Eyl is the modern Tortuga, Henry Morgan's pirate capital, says the author of this article. I used to tell students that a dissertation on piracy wasnt a good idea, because there was little written. Sudenly there's loads.

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