Pirate Alley

by John J. Miller

In times like these, we should talk of pirates.

Or at least you should listen to the new Between the Covers podcast with Rear Admiral Terry McKnight, co-author of Pirate Alley: Commanding Task Force 151 Off Somalia. We discuss the scope of piracy in the 21st century, how Somali pirates operate, why the United States has a stake in their defeat, and whether our popular culture is wrong to romanticize pirates.