Dealing With Pirates

Martin, David; Matriani, Ed; Feinsilber, Bennett R.
June 2009
Sea Power;Jun2009, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p6
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles published in previous issues including "Piracy Policy Collective," published in the March 2009 issue, "No Smooth Sailing," published in the February 2009 issue and a letter on the U.S. naval convoy system suggested for the Red Sea/Gulf of Aden.


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