Modern-day pirates are making international headlines with their violent attacks, theft and kidnappings on the high seas. This threat is endangering the trade routes and commercial sea lanes that are crucial to the global economy.
But there might be a silver lining in this situation. In a May 5, 2011, blog post, Baker Institute research intern Andy Wang notes that countries with political and ideological differences are banding together to combat piracy and protect maritime trade.
Kenneth B. Medlock III
May 13 2021 | Center for Energy Studies
May 13 2021 | Center for the Middle East