Somali Pirates Consider the U.S. Navy a Paper Tiger

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  1. W.G.Ewald

    W.G.Ewald Defence Professionals/ DFI member of 2 Defence Professionals

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    Why Somali Pirates Consider the U.S. Navy a Paper Tiger « Commentary Magazine

     
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    I wonder if the pirates think any navy operating out there as paper tigers!

    It is just another hype!
     
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    What makes the anti-piracy operations a frustrating task is that, there is no ineffective legal mechanisms to prosecute captured pirates at sea.

    The problem is that once we arrest pirates we cannot stop tour deployment and bring them back or kill them in Cold blood.
     
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    The Royal Navy doesn't even have suitable yardarms to hang them from anymore.

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    Then the approach must be:

    "What the central government doesn't know, mustn't hurt them".

    That way, human rights terrorist supporters can be shut up and the central government need not play politics on it. Just shoot all the captured pirates and throw them into the sea. The sharks will get a nice meal and we will get rid of unwanted scum.

    I personally appreciate what Russian Navy does. While they have their government approval, our men can do something like that without getting the ineffective GOI to know.
     
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    Bhadra Defence Professionals Defence Professionals Senior Member

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    Life is very dear.
    The more prosperous it is, the more dear it becomes.
    Why Pirates is such a recent phenomenon ? why was is not there earlier so rampant?
    Is not it a breakdown in international order, humanitarian order and bare minimum acceptable standards for exploitation and intervention?
    Just see the record what the super powers have done to African continent in last fifty years ?
    What state the Somalians or Libyans have been rendered to ?
    What do the masses do to survive except stake their lives?
    And ultimately where is the extortion money going to ? where is landing ? Somalia??

    No sir, it is UK and USA who are extorting this money !!
     

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