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Piracy Researcher: NATO must share honours

There are several answers to the fall in numbers of piracy attacks in the Gulf of Aden according to a researcher at the Centre for Military Studies at the University of Copenhagen

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Armed guards on ships, the implementation of “best management practices”, the detailed reporting of the ships’ routes and the military presence.

All of these are important factors when explaining the considerable fall in the number of Somali pirate attacks in the Gulf of Aden according to Lars Bangert Struwe who is a researcher at the Centre for Military Studies at the University of Copenhagen.

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