Report 13: Piracy in Somalia: An excuse or a geopolitical opportunity?
Piracy in Somalia: An excuse or a geopolitical opportunity? A different look at the Spanish and international military participation against piracy
Much has been said in the media of the damage that piracy off the coast of Somalia has caused to the Spanish tuna fishing fleet. And, therefore, of the need for Spain to participate actively in Atalanta, the EU anti-piracy operation. The purpose of this report is to question this need and, even more, the foreign interference in the area.
Authors: Loretta P. Martín, Teresa de Fortuny and Xavier Bohigas.
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