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    South Korea tanker hijacked by Somali pirates

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    It really is way past time that something should be done with these Pirates.
    Simply capturing and then putting them on trial does not seem to work.
    What do you think the Nations affected should do?

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    Re: South Korea tanker hijacked by Somali pirates

    One has to analyze the situation in Somalia to understand why this stuff goes down. Unless you wanna nuke the entire country, you're gonna have to face the fact it is partially the entire western worlds fault Somalia is in this debacle, goin back to British and Italian Colonialisation to America's efforts to outbid the Russians to back a homocidal maniac dictator named muhammed Siad Barre.

    This country is the epitamy of lawlessness. And the only way to sort it out, is to spend a lot of money, and commit a lot of manpower. But that isn't gonna happen. So send your ships and kill desperate young men at your whim.

    I do not defend the killings these pirates commit, nor do I support their actions. But it's not as easy as, they're the bad guys, we're the good guys. most of them are desperate young men who want to survive.

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    Re: South Korea tanker hijacked by Somali pirates

    Quote Originally Posted by jujuman13 View Post
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    It really is way past time that something should be done with these Pirates.
    Simply capturing and then putting them on trial does not seem to work.
    What do you think the Nations affected should do?
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    Seeing as the Somali pirates use wooden boats with a mother ship.One of these on a cargo/container ship should leave a few red splinters in the water.
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    Re: South Korea tanker hijacked by Somali pirates

    Kenya ends trials of Somali pirates in its courts
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    An interesting article.

    So some other nation will now need to be found who can prosecute the captured Pirates.

    Of course the authorities or those who capture Pirates could deal with them in the time honored traditional manner namely string the buggers up on the yard arm or latest equivalent and sink their craft.

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    Re: South Korea tanker hijacked by Somali pirates

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    I do not defend the killings these pirates commit, nor do I support their actions. But it's not as easy as, they're the bad guys, we're the good guys. most of them are desperate young men who want to survive.
    Very killings have been committed by the pirates, especially considering how many ships have been hijacked.
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    Re: South Korea tanker hijacked by Somali pirates

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    Very killings have been committed by the pirates, especially considering how many ships have been hijacked.
    They are really great folks once you get to know them.
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    Re: South Korea tanker hijacked by Somali pirates

    Quote Originally Posted by donc View Post
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    Seeing as the Somali pirates use wooden boats with a mother ship.One of these on a cargo/container ship should leave a few red splinters in the water.
    I proposed that to my boyfriend, a career navy officer. He rebutted that then, the pirates would have no reason not to kill the crew and/or damage the vessel.

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