Pirates briefly seize a U.S.-flagged cargo ship off the coast of Somalia. There have been more than fifty pirate attacks in or near the Gulf of Aden (ay-den) this year. A look at the U.S. and international response piracy.

Guests

  • Major General Tom Wilkerson is CEO of the United States Naval Institute.
  • Alex Kingsbury is Associate Editor for National Security at US News & World Report
  • Dr. Andre Le Sage is Assistant Professor & Academic Chair for Terrorism & Counterterrorism, Africa Center for Strategic Studies (A Department of Defense Initiative affiliated with the National Defense University)
  • John Bellinger former legal adviser to the George W. Bush administration. Currently a partner in the law firm Arnold and Porter and a Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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