Nigerian Rebels Promise A “Plague Of Attacks” Offshore

Bloomberg - Troops in Nigeria are hunting for militants who said they killed at least 15 policemen in the Niger River delta, a military official said. “The security forces are working to ensure the perpetrators” are tracked down, Ibrahim Attahiru, an army spokesman in Abuja, the capital, said today by phone. The attack on April 6 was claimed by the Movement … [Read more...]

Israel’s Navy Gears Up For New Job Of Protecting Offshore Gas Fields

By Ari Rabinovitch ASHDOD, Israel (Reuters) - Israel's huge new offshore gas resource offers its enemies an obvious target and gives its navy, long overshadowed by other branches of the Israeli armed forces, a big job that will require extra spending. On patrol boat 836, circling two gas platforms in choppy Mediterranean waters, Captain Ilan Lavi flipped through pictures … [Read more...]