Accession Number:

ADA503032

Title:

Piracy off the Horn of Africa: What is the Most Effective Method of Repression

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI JOINT MILITARY OPERATIONS DEPT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-05-04

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

The U.S. National Security Council Partnership and Action Plan for Countering Piracy off the Horn of Africa states that its objective is to, repress piracy off the Horn of Africa in the interest of the global economy, freedom of navigation, Somalia, and the regional states. This paper describes the extent of the problem and how it emerged, as well as the military structure, civilian initiatives, policies and guidance directed at this problem. The paper then analyzes the effectiveness of the current initiatives and draws conclusions for how the effort should be resourced, supported, organized, and directed. Finally, it provides recommendations for how to enact the proposed plan.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE