Ahoy, Ye Pirates! Get Off That Ukrainian Freighter!

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Piracy in waters off the horn of Africa originally was a response to illegal fishing. Since the collapse of government in Somalia, it's become big business. Now, some pirates have seized more than they may be able to bargain for, a Ukrainian ship full of tanks and other heavy weapons. Those Somali pirates on the Faina responded to a satellite phone call from New York Times reporter Jeffrey Gettleman. We'll hear what they're saying now that they're surrounded by American warships.

Credits

Guest:
Jeffrey Gettleman - New York Times - @gettleman

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sonya Geis, Christian Bordal