Jay Bahadur is a Canadian freelance journalist and author of the recently published book The Pirates of Somalia. Bahadur has published articles in The Times, The New York Times, Financial Times, and The Globe & Mail, and has advised the US State Department on Somali piracy. He has worked as a freelance correspondent for CBS News, and has appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, CNN, Bloomberg, the BBC, and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Bahadur currently lives in Nairobi.

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Somalia’s president announced a deal to broker amnesty for young pirates—and senior pirate kingpins may be next in line. Jay Bahadur reports from Nairobi.

The stunning rescue by Navy Seals of two hostages in Somalia, points to a worrying new trend of pirates leaving their ships for vicious land-based attacks. Expert Jay Bahadur on what’s next.