These were my Google News Alert Sea Piracy headlines for December 30, 2010.
|Infamous Chinese pirates launch Ubuntu that looks just like Windows XP|
|PIRATES NAB SHIP|
|UK Flagged MV St. James Park Pirated in Gulf of Aden|
|World in Brief, Dec. 29, 2009|
|India and Japan: Strategic convergence|
|Shipping cargo to US, Europe to become costlier from January |
Although there have been fewer human casualties in 2009, there has been an increase of incidents.
|Alarming, costly, dangerous, and despicable; these words describe my sentiments about this international piracy problem. Is there a silver lining? Will it be our oceans that unite continents toward economic, and even personal survival? Let us all become part of the solution.While we ponder our existence, I take this opportunity to wish every creature on this planet a safe, healthy, prosperous and enlightening 2010.|