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The law of the seas

U.S. troops gather evidence for prosecution of Aden piracy

By James Warden, Stars and Stripes
Mideast edition, Monday, March 30, 2009

The second part of a series.

THE GULF OF ADEN — When American forces in the Gulf of Aden find a suspected pirate skiff, they don’t send in the Marines, Navy SEALs or other combat forces. The first people to confront the suspected pirates are members of a Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment.

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