By Cap'n Fatty Goodlander
The greatest ransom paid for a unmarried send is now $13.5 million, and extending day-by-day. insurance firms are making fortunes, in addition to “private safety” companies. delivery expenditures are skyrocketing. at present, round seven-hundred hostages are being held lower than appalling stipulations in Somali waters, a few for longer than a 12 months. numerous 3rd global sailors were killed and/or enslaved. With every one passing day—and each one mega-ransom paid—Somali pirates develop bolder, extra violent, and circulation extra afield. sometimes those pirates assault small yachts in addition to huge ships. This ebook chronicles each one of those terrifying “pleasure boat” assaults at the Lynn Rival, Tanit, Rockall, Quest, and extra. It shines a mild on who the pirates are, how they function, and the way they got here to be.
It additionally takes an in-depth examine how and why the 4 American hostages aboard the search have been completed in chilly blood.
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