Today's breed of pirates are not the colorful cutthroats painted by the history books. Unlike the romantic images from yesteryear of Captain Hook, Long John Silver, and Blackbeard, modern pirates can be local seamen looking for a quick score, highly trained guerrillas, rogue military units, or former seafarers recruited by sophisticated crime organizations.
Including new, up-to-date information for the paperback edition, Dangerous Waters is both a dauntless investigation and an epic, breathtaking modern tale of the sea.
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But—coming from Brazil, Central America, Africa, the Middle East, through the Panama Canal or the Suez, armed with grappling hooks and bamboo poles—they occupy every strait and shipping lane, ready to board anything that floats: yachts, cargo vessels, ferries, cruise ships, supertankers, the supe...| Read Full Review of Dangerous Waters: Modern Pira...
As Burnett shows, the most terrifying scenario is that of a major terrorist attack on the seas.| Read Full Review of Dangerous Waters: Modern Pira...
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