Chris Davies

Spokesman, NATO’s Allied Maritime Component Command Headquarters

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Spokesman for NATO’s Allied Maritime Component Command Headquarters in Northwood, UK

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Yesterday, President Obama promised to work with other nations to " halt the rise of piracy " in the Indian Ocean.

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In the hours since President Obama promised to " halt the rise of piracy ," four more ships from the Philippines, Liberia, Greece and Togo have been attacked in the Indian Ocean, off…

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