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.
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.