June 15, 2012
By Beverly Schaeffer

Safe passage on the oceans isn't always guaranteed, thanks to smugglers, pirates and rogue nation-states. But the swift actions of concerned nations, militaries, and organizations like the U.S. Pacific Command are bringing about a sweeping sea change to maritime security.

February 4, 2010
By Maryann Lawlor

"My answer about how to treat pirates? Kill them." --Col. David W. Coffman, USMC, commander, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit.