Omalia State Failure, Piracy

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50TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE ESSAY

Somalia: State Failure, Piracy, and the Challenge to International Law
MARIO SILVA*

Introduction .......................................................................................... I. T he Failed State ......................................................................... A . In General ........................................................................ B. Case Study: Somalia ........................................................ 1. Political Instability in Somalia ............................. 2. Economic Instability in Somalia .......................... 3. Humanitarian Challenges and Societal Instability in Somalia ............................................ II. P iracy ......................................................................................... A . In General ........................................................................ B. International Treaties and International Actions to Halt P iracy ............................................................................... 1. Actions Taken by the United Nations .................. 2. Other Actions Taken by the International C ommunity ........................................................... C. Challenges to Anti-Piracy Actions…...

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