Much attention has been given to the phenomenon of piracy off the Horn of Africa since 2008. The overwhelming response thus far has been the deployment of naval forces by some of the world?s major maritime states to combat the pirates, thereby showcasing a high-handed traditional military response. While this has succeeded in reducing attacks, piracy has not been eliminated because such an approach is inadequate in addressing its root causes.
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