- [X-(] There are more than one post on the subject of Piracy. It again is in the news. Now it is on the front page of http://www.navyleague.orgMessage 1 of 4 , Dec 1, 2008View Source
There are more than one post on the subject of Piracy. It again is in the news. Now it is on the front page of http://www.navyleague.org .
Check out these references including the November 2008 issue of Sea Power:
Navy League addresses piracy issue, its impact on maritime security
"MDA (Maritime Domain Awareness) is also a major deterrent in the war on terror, piracy, drugs, smuggling, etc."
-- Navy League's Maritime Policy Statement 2008-9 - Preserving Sea Power A National Imperative
Nov. 21, 2008 - The serious nature of piracy on the high seas has been a topic of major concern that the Navy League has been addressing for several years. Well before the most recent media focus of this critical global maritime issue stemming from the ongoing increased and bolder pirate overtaking of ships and commercial super tankers by Somalian pirates in the Gulf of Aden, the Navy League has taken a strong position that this issue is one that greatly impacts our nation's maritime security and our freedom to navigate and trade along the open seas.
Below are links to Navy League published documents and media interviews addressing the rising problem of piracy.
"Piracy on the Rise" by Matt Hilburn, Nov 2008 (current issue pg 12 - electronic version)
"Cops on the Beat" by Richard Burgess, Feb 2008
"Piracy: Old Danger Becomes New Threat on the Open Seas" by David Munns,
Oct. 2004 (cover story)
Yo ho ho, these pirates might kill ya'
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