Combating Piracy off the Somali Coast

Vice Admiral Kevin Cosgriff spoke about the challenges o combating piracy off the Somali coast. Among the topics he addressed were… read more

Vice Admiral Kevin Cosgriff spoke about the challenges o combating piracy off the Somali coast. Among the topics he addressed were maintaining a significance naval presence in an area greater than 400,000 square nautical miles, the efficacy of ransom payments, and impact of the use of force in hostage situations.

Vice Admiral Kevin J. Cosgriff (Ret.) was the former commander of the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (CENTCOM) and the U.S. 5th Fleet. close

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Combating Piracy off the Somali Coast

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Program ID:
285322-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, United States
First Aired:
Apr 16, 2009 | 6:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 19, 2009 | 12:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Apr 16, 2009 | 6:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 16, 2009 | 10:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 17, 2009 | 12:10am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 17, 2009 | 1:08am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 17, 2009 | 5:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 17, 2009 | 9:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 18, 2009 | 12:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 19, 2009 | 12:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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