Due to the space devoted to the fourth chapter installment of BLOOD ON BROWN WATER (scroll down for BOBW) today we must go a little light on the news alerts breaking into the blog postings. However it is shaping up as a somewhat busy news day. New headlines in the News service section include:
FIVE SOMALIS INDITED AGAIN FOR PIRACY IN ATTACK ON U.S.NAVY VESSEL
NEWPORT RHODE ISLAND BASED COAST GUARD CUTTER DEPARTS FOR THE HIGH ARCTIC
FIRST PIRATE ATTACK FREE MONTH IN FIVE YEARS- PRIVATE SECURITY AND BAD WEATHER SUPPRESSING ACTIVITY....but then
PIRATES KILL HEAD OF SHIPPING SECURITY FIRM and the South China sea isn't quiet today either...
TAIWAN IS EXTENDING RUNWAY ON LARGEST SPRATLY ISLAND PRESENTLY HELD BY ITS COAST GUARD, THE LARGEST SPRATLY AND THE ONLY ONE WITH FRESH WATER....This story goes into detail about possible plans to fully militarize the island
Complete details on these and other stories are hyper-linked in our News service section.
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