The Haunting of the Russian MV Lyubov Orlova Ghost Ship

I’m shamelessly addicted to all stories creepy, surreal, or unexplained. I especially love when they span over long periods of time, and that is exactly the case with the resurgence in the news about the Russian “ghost ship” MV Lyubov Orlova.

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Blocking the USNS Impeccable in the South China Sea

On Monday, China decided the USNS Impeccable was inappropriately “surveying” their people and China set about to set in place a blockade — an incarceration at sea — to prevent the United States from their alleged unlawful action. 

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Are USS Warships Serving as Prison Hulks?

I was alarmed to read yesterday that up to 17 United States Navy warships may have been used to detain terror suspects by hiding them from international scrutiny, and the legal system, on “black water” prison ships — creating, in an alarming way — terrorist detainment camps in military hulks.  Are the USS Bataan and USS Peleliu the new Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo Bay?


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