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Somali Pirates Backed by Gov't Officials? (VOA On Assignment May 10)i
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May 10, 2013 12:10 PM
VOA reporter Mary Alice Salinas joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to examine the problem of piracy off the Somali coast. While the attacks have decreased in number recently, they still cost the world billions of dollars a year. And although many governments are working together to stop the pirates, Mary Alice says one expert she interviewed said some government officials are supporting them instead.

Somali Pirates Backed by Gov't Officials? (VOA On Assignment May 10)

Published May 10, 2013

VOA reporter Mary Alice Salinas joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to examine the problem of piracy off the Somali coast. While the attacks have decreased in number recently, they still cost the world billions of dollars a year. And although many governments are working together to stop the pirates, Mary Alice says one expert she interviewed said some government officials are supporting them instead.