EU To Target Somali Pirates Up to Two Kilometers Inland

Author: Susan Good


Until now, the European Union’s Operation Atalanta, which targets pirates off the coast of Somalia, has been restricted to purely maritime operations. But that could soon change, now that the EU has agreed on a controversial expansion of the mission. If the expansion is approved, it will be the first time that Western forces are allowed to target pirates on the Somali mainland.

More on this story at Der Spiegel.