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Pentagon Lauds U.N. Mandate to Fight Pirates

I’m already sick of the arrrrr-pirates-of-Somalia jokes, but as long as we’re talking about piracy, it seemed worth noting that the Pentagon gave the thumbs-up

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Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Dec 17, 2008

I’m already sick of the arrrrr-pirates-of-Somalia jokes, but as long as we’re talking about piracy, it seemed worth noting that the Pentagon gave the thumbs-up to the United Nations’ approval of military measures to combat piracy in the Arabian sea:

Whitman said the Defense Department is committed to safe and secure international waterways, adding that shipping companies should take practical and prudent measures to protect their vessel.

Also significant is that the commander of the U.S. Fifth Fleet — the Naval force patrolling the region —

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