For the second time, a security team has repelled a pirate attack on the Maersk Alabama, which marks the third time this particular ship has been approached or attacked by Somali pirates. Well done!
That said, ahem; this is the THIRD time this ship has been attacked, which suggests (as do the over 1000 people kidnapped last year by Somali pirates) that someone in the District of Columbia ought to read up on the career of Stephen Decatur.
River of blood - Set up one August 22 for the battle of the frontiers, and one for the taxis of the Marne. http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/fleet-taxis-did-not-really-...
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