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Conflict & Justice

A view from Somalia on the pirates

Yesterday's dramatic rescue of cargo ship captain Richard Phillips from Somali pirates is making headlines around the world -- including in Somalia. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Mohammed Olad Hassan, who's covering the story from Mogadishu.

Global Politics

US policy options for Somalia

President Obama made his first public remarks about the rescue of cargo ship captain Richard Phillips from pirates this weekend. But the president was quiet on the subject of broader U-S policy toward Somalia. The World's Jeb Sharp has more.

Global Politics

The piracy problem

The pirates of Somalia are carrying out more and more high-seas hijackings of ships heading for the Gulf of Aden. That's despite an armada of warships. Marco Werman talks with Jeffrey Gettleman of the New York Times about the piracy problem.