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US admiral to head anti-piracy patrols off Somalia

A new international force to battle pirates off the Somali coast is being formed under American command in a bid to focus more military resources to protect one of the world’s key shipping lanes, the U.S. Navy said today. But the new mission, expected to begin operations next week, will have no wider authority to strike at pirate vessels at sea or move against havens on shore. Full Story

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