Why are convicted high-seas bandits being sent to the Somali region that profits from their crimes?
President Obama takes a big risk and scores a win for democracy -- and no one gives a damn.
Once again, Malaysia's ruling party turns to outdated sodomy laws to discredit the opposition.
Forget Somalia, the world's new epicenter of piracy is on the other side of Africa.
Russia's decision to charge environmental activists with piracy sets an ominous precedent.
What do a handful of South African mercenaries do for an encore in Somalia, once all the pirates are gone?
What drinking cocktails on a slow boat to Somalia taught me about the battle against piracy.
Amazing photos from the most dangerous waterway on Earth.
How much has the collapse of Somalia cost the world? $55 billion -- and here's where it went.
Images of the anti-piracy campaign off the Horn of Africa.
An interview with Information Minister Dahir Gelle, as told to FP's Elizabeth Dickinson.
Russia's double-headed eagle is not just a national emblem. It's a symbol of the national schizophrenia.
U.S. Africa Command was launched to controversy and has been met with skepticism ever since. Behind two years of mixed messages, a coherent mission might finally be emerging. Here's what you need to know about the world's next U.S. military hub.
The disappearance of the Arctic Sea highlighted the growing problem of piracy -- and demonstrated that the world's navies can't stop the coming surge of attacks.
More than 20 countries are joining a special U.S.-led naval force to combat pirates off the coast of Somalia. But it won’t be warships that defeat these modern-day sea dogs.
The general who whipped U.S. forces in a famous war game tells FP how to crack down on Somali pirates. Ahoy!
It may be a quixotic mission, but the European Union’s naval expedition against Somalia’s high-seas troublemakers could be its crucial first step toward becoming an independent military power.