Category Archives: Somali pirates

Pirates of London

Today’s news brings the revelation that some of the Somali pirates are operating on intelligence out of London: At least one of the four or five major pirate groups that are now carrying out the attacks has London-based “consultants” to … Continue reading

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Weekly World News: Pirates and Pandemics

A woman called me at work tonight because she had bought Tamiflu to attend her brother’s wedding in Mexico. The bride had just postponed the event out of fear for her family’s safety; my caller wanted to know if she … Continue reading

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