Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Real Pirate Update

After a long lull, the pirates operating off the coast of Somalia have apparently reorganized and have enacted new tactics. In fact, they've been quite successful, picking off 5 ships in 72 hours! Part of the reason for this is that they've left the Gulf of Aden - they're old hunting grounds - and have moved into less patrolled, but still very busy, shipping lanes.

Here's the article that explains more.

Seems the multi-national force has its work cut out for them.

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