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    Re: US Navy surrounds pirates as French commandos storm in

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    Looks like Obama has turned us into France, and Srakozy has turned France into US. x(
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    Re: US Navy surrounds pirates as French commandos storm in

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    Then it looks like those moronic French have more balls than we do.
    Ya they also had more hostages.

    The US Navy should just offer to take them back to Somalia and not arrest them if they let the captain go. It's not like these guys have much leverage to demand ransom.
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    Re: US Navy surrounds pirates as French commandos storm in

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    Then it looks like those moronic French have more balls than we do.
    I like to make fun of the French as much as anyone, but the truth is they really do have some extremely badass commandos. It's probably the result of all those young men growing up over there hearing how much we make fun of them and getting mad.
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    Re: US Navy surrounds pirates as French commandos storm in

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    Ya they also had more hostages.

    The US Navy should just offer to take them back to Somalia and not arrest them if they let the captain go. It's not like these guys have much leverage to demand ransom.
    Spoken like the true liberal you are.

    I guess if someone came in your house and robbed and ass raped you,you'd give them a ride home, and buy them a milkshake, and say thank you.

    Then you'd call the government and want some free stuff for your suffering.

    And people wonder what happened to our country.
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    Re: US Navy surrounds pirates as French commandos storm in

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    As long as the pirates are holding an American captain hostage, it would be moronic to try to "kick ass."
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    Re: US Navy surrounds pirates as French commandos storm in

    Quote Originally Posted by Scarecrow Akhbar View Post
    Why?

    Go in, kick ass. That's what needs doing. We shouldn't play their game. We should simply start teaching terrorists, and now "pirates" that the price they pay is death, pure and simple.

    Too bad if some of the hostages get harmed before the criminals learn the lesson properly, but in the long run it'll improve the situation enormously.

    Grow some balls, people.
    They are not terrorists, they are pirates. Get it right please.

    What game? Jeez. It's not Al Qaeda you know.

    What lessons? Let me make this very clear because some do not seem to understand the main problem.
    There is nothing Americans can do to Somalis that Somalis have not already done to themselves.
    For a country where anarchy and death has been a norm, it is not a deterrant.
    Especially seeing pirates face hangings, stonings and whippings. What can US do to scare them? Very little.


    Welll .... just came back from a holiday in Somaliland and i heard of no pirating until i stepped foot back in UK. Our media must suck.
    Well, whatever "ass kicking" the US Army wants to do. Keep it kindly away from North of Somalia. I like my country tyvm and would like to go back to how i left it o.O
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    Re: US Navy surrounds pirates as French commandos storm in

    Quote Originally Posted by rudedog View Post
    Spoken like the true liberal you are.

    I guess if someone came in your house and robbed and ass raped you,you'd give them a ride home, and buy them a milkshake, and say thank you.

    Then you'd call the government and want some free stuff for your suffering.

    And people wonder what happened to our country.
    So you'd rather blow them all to hell, including the hostage, then find a peaceful solution where the pirates don't get a damn thing except to extricate themselves from the situation into which they've gotten themselves.

    Do you feel the same way when the criminals are white Americans? Do you think the FBI needs hostage negotiators at all, or does the entire premise of that career get your panties in a bunch?
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    Re: US Navy surrounds pirates as French commandos storm in

    Quote Originally Posted by Laila View Post
    What lessons? Let me make this very clear because some do not seem to understand the main problem.
    There is nothing Americans can do to Somalis that Somalis have not already done to themselves.
    For a country where anarchy and death has been a norm, it is not a deterrant.
    Especially seeing pirates face hangings, stonings and whippings. What can US do to scare them? Very little.
    Exactly. Anyone who thinks that blowing up a little boat full of pirates (including the hostage) is going to deter future pirate attacks is just kidding themselves. For one thing, I doubt every pirate boat on the Somali coast is tuned into CNN. For another thing, the rewards simply outweigh the risks.

    IMO what really needs to happen is a constant US Navy presence on the Somali coast. As long as there is no rule of law, there will be pirates there.
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    Re: US Navy surrounds pirates as French commandos storm in

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    Exactly. Anyone who thinks that blowing up a little boat full of pirates (including the hostage) is going to deter future pirate attacks is just kidding themselves. For one thing, I doubt every pirate boat on the Somali coast is tuned into CNN. For another thing, the rewards simply outweigh the risks.

    IMO what really needs to happen is a constant US Navy presence on the Somali coast. As long as there is no rule of law, there will be pirates there.
    There is no CNN or US news channels in East Africa. Signal sucks.
    I was stuck with Al Jazeera for a week

    The rewards outweight the risks. People die, nothing new to a country where someone die everyday.

    Not possible to police the entire Somali sea
    For pirates to be stopped.
    I think what needs to happen is US needs to help strengthen to elected moderate in Govt. He has very little power and very small authority to risk blowing it all by stopping pirates.
    The coasts need to be cleaned, or offer to help the ex fishermen to clean it but i doubt it would occur.

    Bombin will not work. I am 110% certain of that
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    Re: US Navy surrounds pirates as French commandos storm in

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    So you'd rather blow them all to hell, including the hostage, then find a peaceful solution where the pirates don't get a damn thing except to extricate themselves from the situation into which they've gotten themselves.

    Do you feel the same way when the criminals are white Americans? Do you think the FBI needs hostage negotiators at all, or does the entire premise of that career get your panties in a bunch?
    They have other ways then blowing them up, to take over the boat.

    They should have thought about that before they started this.

    What is your problem,are you a black man trapped in a white mans body,or a black man with a white mans avatar.

    If you are a pirate, white, green,black, blue, brown,or pink it's a crime.
    You get what you deserve,no matter what country you're from.

    As far as hostage negotiators are concerned their is a use for them in some
    things.

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