Book Review: Gates of Tears in Fiction There are even suicide drones! @cgberube

During 2012, the U.S. and allied navies continued non-stop operations in the Gulf of Aden, the Somali Basin, and the Arabian sea. Although Somali piracy precipitously declined, al Shabaab was on the run, and the pressure was turned up on AQAP , ongoing operational requirements drove more record length U.S. Navy deployments in the area. Many of these operations were well known but some remained outside of the public view. Late last year, I reviewed Camille Pecastaing's interesting expose on the geostrategic challenges in and around the Bab el-Mandeb Strait. This year, I was drawn to another book about the same region. I'm not normally a big fiction reader, but if like me, you can only cram in a bit of escapist reading every now and then, next year make it Claude Berube's debut novel, The Aden Effect . The book combines a mix of Beltway intrigue, clever law enforcement work,...

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