Mark Tempest

member, Maritime Law Association

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Attorney and member of the Maritime Law Association; retired Navy Reserve captain, and he blogs at Eagle Speak

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Somali pirates want $15 million in ransom money for a Saudi tanker carrying $100 million worth of crude oil.

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Somali pirates want $15 million in ransom money for a Saudi tanker carrying $100 million worth of crude oil.

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