terça-feira, 18 de novembro de 2008

Piratas à solta

"The location of the latest attack, far out to sea, suggested that the pirates may be expanding their range in an effort to avoid the multinational naval patrols now plying the Gulf of Aden and the Arabian Sea.

“I’m stunned by the range of it,” said Adm. Mike Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at a news conference in Washington. The ship’s distance from the coast was “the longest distance I’ve seen for any of these incidents,” he said.

The vessel was headed for the United States via the Cape of Good Hope when it was seized, Reuters reported." in, NYT

Desenvolvimentos preocupantes, com os incidentes a sucederem-se, a insegurança a crescer na região, os resgates a aumentarem e, os piratas a atingir um nível de sofisticação impensável até à pouco tempo...

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