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- Celebrating all things jolly and Roger-ly. Clubb, Shawn // South County Journal;9/21/2011, Vol. 56 Issue 38, pB4
The article discusses the celebration of International Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19, 2011 and provides a set of trivia questions about pirates.
- Blackbeard the pirate. Miller, Amy // Junior Scholastic;09/20/99, Vol. 102 Issue 2, p18
Details the exploits of Blackbeard, a pirate who terrorized the seas surrounding the United States from 1714 until 1718. INSET: Have they found Queen Anne's revenge?.
- Pirates attack US research ship off Somalia. Schrope, Mark // Nature;9/13/2001, Vol. 413 Issue 6852, p97
Reports on a pirate attack against the United States oceanography research ship Maurice Ewing in the Gulf of Aden off the coast of Somalia. Preparations made by the crew to ward off the pirates; Failure of the pirates to board the ship.
- Coast Guard, Navy Apprehend Pirates. // Washington Letter of Oceanography;2/23/2009, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p2
The article reports on the arrest of 16 suspected pirates in the Gulf of Aden by a Miami, Florida-based U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) in February 2009. The Vella Gulf and Nahan's visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team brought all the suspected pirates to a temporary...
- OF BANDITS AND PIRATES: AN ESSAY ON THE VICARIOUS INSURGENCY OF PEASANTS. Gravel, Pierre Bettez // Journal of Political & Military Sociology;Fall85, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p209
The concept of social banditry introduced by Eric I. Hobsbawm needs to be refined. It is suggested that the new definition drop certain nonsignificant criteria, that it include sea-faring bandits, and that a sharp distinction be made between the historical reality of each bandit and the mythical...
- Preserving Negotiation Whilst Promoting Global Order: Should We Bargain with Salt-Water Devils? Bento, Lucas V. M. // Harvard Negotiation Law Review;Spring2014, Vol. 19, p285
The article uses theories of negotiation to evaluate whether negotiating with pirates is a good policy, and debates for a solution that looks after the interests of all stakeholders without sacrificing essential policy-based considerations. It says that piracy is still a worldwide threat to...
- The Morality of Piracy. Colby, Elbridge // America;5/24/1924, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p131
The article reports the morality of piracy. The author comments that it is widely-held that piracy is immoral and that morality had a different meaning of liberal thinkers of England. He describes the appeal of pirates especially to the young and their place in literature. An overview of the...
- Piracy in Gulf of Aden: Considering the Effects of Private Protection Teams. Toomse, Rene // Baltic Security & Defence Review;2009, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p169
The article focuses on piracy in the Gulf of Aden and the merits of using private protection teams as solution. It discusses the history of piracy, the pirates' goals, organizations, operational setup and modus operandi. With the alarming levels of piracy, existing international military...
- OUTLAWS by CHOICE. Alford, Jeremy J. // Louisiana Life;Summer2005, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p42
The article presents a brief history of coastal smuggling in the Gulf of Mexico. From brothers Pierre Lafitte and Jean Lafitte, to modern pirates wired with technology, the Gulf of Mexico has long been a salty refuge for pirates, privateers, bootleggers and drug dealers. Their motives remain...