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Somalia / Maritime Piracy / Liberty Sun #940554

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 15, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Another pirate attack on a US cargo ship reported.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The worsening situation in the waters off Somalia following the rescue of Capt. Richard Phillips featured; animation shown of the attack on the Liberty Sun; crew member Thomas Urbik’s e-mail quoted. [Control Risks Jeroen MEIJER†- explains why merchant ship crews are not armed.] [Former Assistant Secretary of State Mark KIMMIT†- outlines the problems with shipping companies paying ransoms.] [Secretary of State Hillary CLINTON – says we have a fire raging.]

Williams, Brian;
Miklaszewski, Jim

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