Marine terrorism is a red button issue in South-East Asia with the Straits of Malacca of particular concern. Up to a third of world trade and half its oil supplies pass through the narrow channel each year. However, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia have rejected US offers of assistance to help secure the waterway.
Tuesday, March 22, 2005
An Australian reporter catches on in "Shipping may be terrorists' next target"
Posted by Mark Tempest at 3/22/2005 03:24:00 PM