Monday, April 19, 2010

Piracy Problem Continues Off Somalia Coast

The piracy problem off the Somalia coast is continuing.  A U.S. Navy admiral has stated that U.S. Navy patrols can't continue fighting off the Somalian pirates and that another way to eliminate the problem needs to be found.  Gone are the days when one could capture pirates and hang them from the ship's rigging; legal technicalities prevent effective prosecution of the pirates.  Read more on this topic in "Navy looks for ways other than armed patrols to fight Somali pirates", The Christian Science Monitor, April 16, 2010.

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