Coastal Crime Europe Prepares to Join the Pirate Patrol

Piracy along the coast of Somalia has been a persistent problem for the past year. NATO and EU officials hope that a show of military force can do some good. Not everyone is convinced.
Pirates bit off more than they could chew when they nabbed the Ukrainian merchant vessel Faina last month.

Pirates bit off more than they could chew when they nabbed the Ukrainian merchant vessel Faina last month.

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