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Since the October 2000 attack on the USS Cole (DDG-67), acts of maritime terrorism have been rare. But recent activity at sea indicates that the past five years may have created a false sense of security that was merely the calm . . .
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Commander Pelkofski was commanding officer of the Deyo (DD-989), which deployed in support of Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom. He currently serves at U.S. Fleet Forces Command in the operations directorate.
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