Within the sea services, allusion to the Barbary pirates and the “shores of Trip- oli” continues to resonate. Readers of Martin Murphy’s detailed and thought- ful book Somalia may come away wish- ing that a solution to the situation our mariners and fleet forces now face in those inhospitable waters were as straightforward as storming the beaches.
Dragonette, Charles N.
"Somalia, the New Barbary? Piracy and Islam in the Horn of Africa,,"
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