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Capability Provided to Dutch Assists in Capture of Somali Pirates and Mapping of Piracy-Related Network

This extract from an NSA briefing document dated 25 January 2013 – framed as an example of how to write up such reports from the agency’s Foreign Affairs Division (FAD) – describes how The Netherlands’ MIVD sought to cover a gap in the NSA’s signals intelligence capability: see the NRC Handelsblad article The secret role of the Dutch in the American war on terror, 5 March 2014.

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