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Is Piracy Eradicated

Is Piracy Eradicated?

What are the root causes of maritime piracy and how should they be addressed? For James Kraska, the Janus-faced answer is simple – the absence

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Maritime Security in the Gulf of Guinea

Insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea

Why has the Gulf of Guinea replaced the Horn of Africa as the global center for maritime piracy? According to experts convened by the International

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Obangame Express

Obangame Express 2014

Naval forces from the United States, Europe, South America and Africa have begun the annual multinational maritime exercise Obangame Express off the coasts of Nigeria and

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HCG

Suspected Migrant Smuggler Shot

A man believed to be a migrant smuggler was shot dead by Greek coast guard officials on Tuesday as they tried to intercept him on

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Costa Concordia captain accused of mounting cover up

Schettino Accused of Cover Up

Schettino tried to persuade an official working in Costa Crociere’s crisis room to report that the Costa Concordia cruise ship had experience a blackout before

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U.S. Navy ships visit Vietnam

US, Vietnam Conduct SAR Exercise

USS John S. McCain has conducted a search and rescue exercise with a Vietnam People’s Navy (VPN) minesweeper off the coast of Vietnam US, Vietnam

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Longer Sentences for Pirates

Longer Sentences for Pirates

Spain’s Supreme Court on Monday lengthened by five years the sentences of six Somalis jailed for attempting to hijack a Spanish navy vessel that was

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USS Donald Cook

Russian Aircraft Flies Near U.S. Navy Sh

According to a Pentagon spokesman, Russian attack aircraft repeatedly flew near the USS Donald Cook in international waters in the Black Sea on April 12 Russian Aircraft

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Dangerous Neighborhoods

U.S.-Japan Naval Cooperation

U.S.-Japan Naval Cooperation U.S.-Japan naval cooperation has long been recognized as the critical core of the U.S.-Japan security relationship; the navies’ success in rebuffing the

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Italian navy warns of 'biblical exodus’ in Mediterranean

Italian navy warns of ‘biblical ex

Navy has had to step in simply to stop the thousands of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa who make the perilous journey from drowning Italian navy

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China ships in disputed waters

China ships in disputed waters

Three Chinese coastguard ships sailed through disputed waters off Tokyo-controlled islands in the East China Sea on Saturday, the Japanese coastguard said, the latest such

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West African Risk

WAOGS Summit

Last summer West African leaders took the step of calling for the deployment of an international naval force to curb the growing threat of piracy

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Scimitar patrol boat Gibraltar

Gibraltar incursions

Spanish government ships have entered British waters around Gibraltar more than 600 times since the start of 2013, the Foreign Office has said. ‘More than

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Pilot Achieves 3,000 Flight Hours

On Sunday 6 April the German commander of the EU Naval Force Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) P-3C Orion reached 3,000 of flying hours.

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