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Silent war against terror waged in dangerous waters

The seizure of 15 British navy personnel Friday was a stark reminder of the unheralded conflict being fought by the United States and its allies on the high seas surrounding the Arabian Peninsula and the Horn of Africa. After the U.S. invasion of Iraq, patrols of the volatile waterways in the Middle East and East Africa were stepped up. Their targets are human trafficking, drug and oil smuggling, piracy, weapons-running and possible infiltration by terrorists into Somalia and Yemen — criminal activities that, military leaders fear, provide cover and financial support for international organizations such as al Qaeda. Full Story

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