Piracy in Somalia and Congo

Two guests discuss political dynamics and factions in the Horn of Africa. Nii Akuetteh is an independent policy analyst and researcher, professor of African Studies at Georgetown University and former Research Director of TransAfrica Forum. Peter Eichstaedt is a journalist and author who meet with pirates in and out of prisons to learn their tactics and motives. He also interviewed a former fighter with al-Shabaab. With host Nikki Keyser.

Peter Eichstaedt also updates us on Rwandan militia groups currently active in Democratic Republic of Congo.