Skull & Bones: NATO Commodore Visits Donald Cook Video

07.10.09

Categorie: Africa, Axe on Donald Cook, David Axe, Naval, Piracy |

A year after Somali piracy peaked with more than 100 ships attacked, the world’s navies have assembled dozens of warships to combat the threat. David Axe joins the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Donald Cook in Djibouti, to observe firsthand this “global war on piracy.”

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by DAVID AXE

NATO Commodore Steve Chick visits USS Donald Cook off Djibouti to discuss piracy.

(Video: David Axe)

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2 Responses to “Skull & Bones: NATO Commodore Visits Donald Cook Video”

  1. Prestwick says:

    I bet the RN pilot’s first thought upon landing was “WTF, no hangar?!?! And I thought we were cheapskates!”

  2. [...] Thought you might be interested in Dave Axe’s video interview with RN Commodore Steve Chick, who is leading a NATO counter-piracy force in the GoA. Chick says that piracy attacks are down, partly because of better security on merchant vessels. War Is Boring [...]

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