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- Scribe Publications 2011; US$ 21.99
For centuries, stories of pirates have captured the imagination of people everywhere. But the recent gangs of daring, ragtag pirates off the coast of Somalia, hijacking huge ships owned by international conglomerates, have brought the scourge of piracy into the modern era. While the world sees nothing but opportunistic bands of local bandits running... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Rear Admiral Terry McKnight, USN (Ret.) served as Commander, Counter-Piracy Task Force-Gulf of Aden. He wrote the first draft of the Navy?s handbook on fighting piracy while serving as the initial commander of Combined Task Force 151, an international effort to deploy naval vessels from several nations in a manner designed to prevent piracy in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
A unique current road-map into the political and military context into which the war on terrorism is being expanded. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
British Somaliland provides a history of the administration of the British Somaliland Protectorate from the time when Somaliland first became governable, following the defeat of Abdullah Hassan, to independence. Describing the interplay between general imperial policies, and greater realities and developments in Somaliland, the focus of the book... more...
- Profile Books 2011; US$ 11.98
What are the lives of modern day pirates like outside of the attack skiffs? How do they spend their money? What clothes do they wear and what is their drug of choice? Deadly Waters takes us to the heart of Somalia, where Jay Bahadur, the intrepid twenty-five-year-old author has ventured where most journalists fear to tread. As the 'go to' journalist... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 84.00
Every American should read this book in order to gain a clear insight about military combat and war. |From the foreword by Ross Perot ||Recommended for readers who enjoy suspenseful accounts of close combat. |Publishers Weekly ||Most Americans remember...the two troubling televised images... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 70.00
Borders offer opportunities as well as restrictions, and in the Horn of Africa they are used as economic, political, identity and status resources by borderland peoples. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 33.75
Since early 2007 a new breed of combatants has appeared on the streets of Mogadishu and other towns in Somalia: the 'Shabaab', or youth, the only self-proclaimed branch of al-Qaeda to have gained acceptance (and praise) from Ayman al-Zawahiri and 'AQ centre' in Afghanistan. Itself an offshoot of the Islamic Courts Union, which split... more...