Navy SEALs Capture Militant Oil Freighter

U.S. Navy SEALs seized a North Korean flagged freighter, the “Morning Glory,” filled with oil from Libyan rebels in international waters. They executed the mission with the support of the Cypriot and the Libyan government. No shots were fired, and there were no fatalities.

Al-Jazeera. “US Navy SEALs board rogue Libya oil tanker.” March 17, 2014. http://www.aljazeera.com/news/africa/2014/03/us-navy-seals-board-rouge-libya-oil-tanker-201431710529805169.html

BBC. “Navy Seals board rogue Libya oil tanker Morning Glory.” March 17, 2014. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-26609025

Daragahi, Borzou and Neil Hume. “US seizure of mystery oil tanker leaves questions unanswered.” Financial Times. March 17, 2014. http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/636ee0be-ada6-11e3-bc07-00144feab7de.html

Kirkpatrick, David D. “U.S. SEALs Take Control of Diverted Libyan Oil Tanker.” NYT. March 17, 2014. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/18/world/middleeast/libya-oil-tanker.html?_r=0

Laessing, Ulf and Feras Bosalum. “U.S. forces seize tanker carrying oil from Libya rebel port.” Reuters. March 17, 2014. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/17/us-usa-libya-tanker-idUSBREA2G0AU20140317

Londoño, Ernesto and Abigail Hausloher. “U.S. Navy SEALs take over oil tanker for return to Libya.” Washington Post. March 17, 2014. http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-seals-board-north-korea-flagged-tanker-for-return-to-libya/2014/03/17/ddab14bc-add6-11e3-9627-c65021d6d572_story.html

Press T.V. “Pentagon: US navy Seals take control of tanker carrying Libyan oil.” Youtube. March 17, 2014. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEUmg5vte14

Steven, Chris. “US navy Seals take over oil tanker seized by Libyan rebels.” The Guardian. March 17, 2014. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/17/navy-seals-oil-tanker-morning-glory-libyan-rebels

VOA. “US Navy SEALS Seize Renegade Oil Tanker.” March 17, 2014. http://www.voanews.com/content/us-navy-seals-seize-renegade-oil-tanker/1873198.html

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