How to Fend Off a Somali Pirate Attack

Graduates of maritime academies often end up in some of the most dangerous waters in the world -- moving aid, goods, and oil. But, with the threats from pirates, who are armed with automatic weapons, anti-tank rocket launchers and even grenades, maritime academies across the country are teaching students what to do in case their ship is hijacked. Despite international efforts to step up security, pirates have been operating with near impunity off the Horn of Africa. This year, there have been...Full Story
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