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No links between Somali pirates, al Qaeda: US

The United States is worried Somali pirates may forge ties with terrorist groups but has no evidence of links between the hijackers and al Qaeda, the U.S. military’s Africa commander said on Tuesday. Africom commander General William Ward told a news conference in Kenya that the international community was looking “very seriously” at piracy, but said it was a complex issue that required collective, comprehensive action. (Full Story)

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