While Somalia coast pirate attacks are still dropping, the number of West African-area incidents is rising and other attacks around the globe continue, say those who track such crimes. The persistence of pirates and the threat of other attacks by maritime terrorists and similar risks makes it even more imperative for worldwide navies to continue patrols, the pirate-trackers say. U.S. Navy officials say those patrols should increasingly be done by their newest breed of small, fast ...


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