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  The ghost city: Inside Mogadishu, Somalia

As Somalia struggles with a devastating famine, Need to Know takes a rare look inside Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, a city struggling from decades of civil war, Islamist militants famine and piracy, to learn more about how the nation came to be in the state it’s in today.

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Viewer response: How the international community fights piracy

In a follow-up to our segment “The Trouble with Pirates,” we detail some of the efforts the international community is taking to combat piracy.

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  The trouble with pirates: Part 2

Just who are these Somali pirates who are bringing the shipping world to its knees? How do they operate? And why do we negotiate with them?

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