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Game Over! US destroyer watching hijacked ship off Somalia – Yahoo News

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It’s not the destroyer that the pirates have to worry about: Its the allied submarine that is 12 miles away armed with a full bank of traditional warheads. Ah yes the wonder and joy of underwater diplomacy. Game over!

By MOHAMED OLAD HASSAN, Associated Press Writer Sat Sep 27, 3:50 PM ET

MOGADISHU, Somalia – A U.S. destroyer off the coast of Somalia closed in Saturday on a hijacked Ukrainian ship loaded with tanks and ammunition, watching it to ensure the pirates who seized it do not try to remove any cargo or crew….US destroyer watching hijacked ship off Somalia – Yahoo News.I

Related: Somalia: World can use force against pirates.

Related: U.S. commandos get U.N. go-ahead to hunt pirates on land.

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Written by gettheconcept

September 27, 2008 at 11:27 pm

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  1. A true friend stabs you in the front.OscarWildeOscar Wilde

    North American Union

    September 29, 2008 at 3:17 am

  2. Mastery of the element of war is based on the expertise in the fundamentals of surprise.- published in the Armchair General

    gettheconcept

    October 4, 2008 at 3:36 pm


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