By Judith MillerWriter/FOX News Contributor/Manhattan Institute Fellow Somalia
Today's pirates are the result of a failing state in Somalia and success. Two hundred years ago, pirates would let ships pass if a country paid a bribe. Today their modern counterparts have extorted as much as $100 million in ransoms, which means that piracy has now become Somalia's fastest growing industry.
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Judith Miller, a Fox News contributor, is an award-winning writer and author, and an adjunct fellow at the Manhattan Institute. She spent 85 days in jail in the Alexandria Detention Center in Virginia in 2005 to protect confidential sources.