Monday, April 14, 2008

France seeks anti-piracy force

After the recent seizure of a French luxury yacht off the coast of Somalia (the hostages have since been freed), the prime minister of France is calling on the UN to establish an anti-piracy force.

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Somalia is currently one of the hotbeds of modern piracy. Pirates there are somewhat organized and are a serious problem.

Mean while, it would seem that attacks are down in piracy's other home, the Malacca Straits.

read more about that...

Sorry for the lack of activity lately, I've been a bit busy. I have plenty to post but no time to post it.

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