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Pirate Attacks Continue

Publication Date: 
April 15, 2009
Source: 
CBS Evening News
Author: 
Jeff Glor

Senior Lecturer in Law Allen S. Weiner appears in a CBS Evening News segment about how to address a rise of pirate attacks along the Somali coast. He comments on the feasibility of using military protection for ships passing through that area. Weiner says:

The basic problem is that the military response is a very heavy-handed one, and we are dealing with the need for a very calibrated response against specific individuals or small organizations.