Kidnapped by Pirates: An Insider's View

This month, CPD welcomed journalist Michael Scott Moore to discuss his book, The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast.

The event, Rethinking Somali Pirates and Global Affairsfeatured a roundtable talk with Moore, who reflected on his experience in captivity and contextualized Somali piracy in the world today.

The following video features behind-the-scenes footage from an exclusive post-event interview, where Moore expanded on the topics of Somali public opinion, the religious identity of Somali pirates and common misconceptions Americans may hold.

The original video can be found on CPD's YouTube channel here.

You can also watch the full Facebook live-stream video of the public talk here.

Behind-the-Scenes With Michael Scott More, Journalist Kidnapped by Somali Pirates


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