The pirates of the 21st century don't have parrots and swords, but night-vision goggles and AK47s. Discover why pirates have re-emerged, how they work, and what the effect of piracy is on the areas in which they operate.
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Discover why pirates have re-emerged, how they work, and what the effect of piracy is on the areas in which they operate.
In today's episode we cover:
- Somalia - the world's piracy hotspot
- Why pirates emerged in Somalia
- How fisherman became pirates
- How pirates are organised
- Ransoms and getting paid
- The pirate stock market
- The effect on the community on land
- The 'new' pirate hotspot
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