World Food Program

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EUNAVFOR versus Somali piracy – A war worth winning?*

*Moderator’s Note:  This article was posted on Defence iQ on 30 March.  The first paragraph is reproduced here, along with a link the remainder of the article, with the permission of the editor. Policy is the player The EU’s response (Operation ATALANTA) to Somali Piracy under the Common Security and […]


The navy’s contribution to keeping the oceans safe and secure*

*Moderator’s Note:  This article was original published in The Nova Scotian on 07 February 2011. Many have seen the news on increased piracy in the Horn of Africa and that mariners of all nations still remain at high risk in this area.  The desperate actions of economically disadvantaged pirates off […]


Questions of liability complicate offers of security forces

Lloyd’s List news service is reporting that the European Union is forming “vessel protection detachments” which will be offered free of charge in an effort to counter pirate attacks in the Gulf of Aden.   This move follows an earlier move by France.  World Food Programme ships will be offered the […]