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U.S. Views on Prosecuting and Incarcerating Somali Pirate; Pirate Sentenced in U.S.Court; Pirates Kill Four U.S. Citizens

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  27 February 2017


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Contemporary Practice of The United States Relating to International Law
Copyright ©by the American Society of International Law,2011

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2 U.S. Mission to the United Nations Press Release No. 2011/013, Remarks by Ambassador Susan E., Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at a Security Council Briefing on Piracy Prosecution (Jan. 25, 2011), at Scholar

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