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Mar 25 2010

Zim Security Team Turns Back Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Thu, 2010-03-25 00:00
Israeli security guards on board the Zim Africa Star repelled an attack by Somali pirates on the ship. The ship was en route from Mombasa, Kenya, to Djibouti, when 350 miles from the Somali coast,
Mar 25 2010

Dispatch: Sent of Weakness

Small Wars Council - Thu, 2010-03-25 00:00
Dispatch: Sent of Weakness by Michael Yon
Mar 25 2010

Cargo Vessel Frigia Hijacked

Maritime News - Security - Thu, 2010-03-25 00:00
On the morning of 23 of March, the Malta flagged Turkish owned (Garanti Finansal Kiralama) cargo ship MV Frigia, deadweight 35,000 tonnes, was reported hijacked in the Indian Ocean.
Mar 25 2010

Submarine New Mexico Commissioning Streamed Live Online Top Stories - Thu, 2010-03-25 00:00
The Navy will commission the newest Virginia-class attack submarine New Mexico (SSN 779) during an 11 a.m. EDT ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk March 27.
Mar 24 2010

The Problem With Proliferation: Cruise Missile Edition

USNI Blog - Wed, 2010-03-24 00:00
March 2011. The still of the pre-dawn darkness is only slightly disturbed by the passage of a container ship. Like the many thousands of others like her plying the ocean’s ways, this one’s cargo is neatly stacked on the deck — ISO shipping containers
Mar 24 2010

Africa's Cyber WMD

Foreign Policy - Wed, 2010-03-24 00:00
Think that Russia and China pose the biggest hacking threats of our time? The virus-plagued computers in Africa could take the entire world economy offline.
Mar 24 2010

Who's Running the Information War?

Small Wars Council - Wed, 2010-03-24 00:00
Who's Running the Information War? Gates Seeks Review of Information Programs Craig Whitlock, Washington Post.
Mar 24 2010

Navy Combat Ship Earns High Marks on Maiden Voyage Top Stories - Wed, 2010-03-24 00:00
A month into a maiden voyage that has seen a trio of drug-smuggling attempts thwarted, the commander aboard the Navy's first littoral combat ship described March 22 the vessel's performance to date as "exceptional."
Mar 23 2010

Should Pakistan Get a Nuke Deal?

Foreign Policy - Tue, 2010-03-23 00:00
Only if it finally abandons its support for terrorism.
Mar 23 2010

EU NAVFOR Rescues Iranian Crew

Maritime News - Security - Tue, 2010-03-23 00:00
On 19th March the EU NAVFOR Spanish warship Navarra was dispatched by the Force HQ (ITS ETNA) to assist an Iranian dhow that had sent out a distress call. The Iranian fishing dhow,


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