Violence at Sea: Piracy in the Age of Global Terrorism

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Routledge, Nov 2, 2006 - Political Science - 272 pages
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This book is an overview of maritime piracy, examining threats that piracy poses to global security and commerce, as well as measures and policies to mitigate the threat.

  

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Contents

1 Somalia Pirates New Paradise
1
2 Sea Piracy in South Asia
23
Current Trends
37
A Tactical to OperationalLevel Perspective on Contemporary Multiphase Piratical Methodology
95
Threat of Maritime Piracy and Terrorism
121
A Case Study on the Gerakan Aceh Merdeka GAM
139
Does International Law Help Regional States Combat Piracy?
155
8 The International Politics of Combating Piracy in Southeast Asia
183
The Politics of Sustainable Piracy in the Strait of Malacca
199
Naval Responses to Existing and Emerging Threats to the Global Seaborne Economy
225
The New Threat of Maritime Terrorism
241
Contributors
259
Index
263
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About the author (2006)

Peter Lehr is a Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (CSTPV), St Andrews University, Scotland. Previously, he was Lecturer at the Department of Political Science, South Asia Institute, University of Heidelberg for six years. During that time, for one term he was Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Strategic and International Studies (ISIS), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok. His primary teaching and research interests include international relations and maritime security with a focus on the Arabian Sea/Bay of Bengal/South China Sea complex. He has published several articles on political Islam in South and Southeast Asia, and on Indian Ocean security issues.

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