Invisible seafarers in a city still addicted to shipping
The crew of the M/V Maersk Alabama acted quickly to take control of key areas of the vessel after Somali pirates attacked on April 8, according to a crewmember's account obtained by the Voice. (The text of the email can be found after the jump.) The insider's emailed account of the initial day o ... More >>
If rightbloggers have a theme song, it must be ABBA's "Waterloo": And how could I ever refuse/I feel like I win when I lose. Their obsessive rapid response to Obama-related events has only one purpose: to declare a big win for their side, no matter what happens and even if it renders their earlier s ... More >>
An FBI hostage negotiation team has been called in on the Somali pirate case we mentioned yesterday. All the American hands are secure and in possession of their vessel except the captain, Richard Phillips. A U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer and other warships have been called to the scene. All of ... More >>
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