A Chouchou by Any Other Name

Bloggers Search for Solutions to Somali Piracy

Until last week's dramatic hostage standoff and rescue of American ship captain Richard, that resulted in the killing of three Somali pirates, the regular seizure of ships in the Indian Ocean had not exactly front-page news in the US. In fact, last November, Blogher community member Happyhoursue had a laugh imagining how small bands of men in speedboats were able to comandeer supertankers: ...more

Ā Thanks, Nordette. Unfortunately, you're right. This story isn't going away. Somalia is ...more