posted on Apr, 13 2009 @ 06:26 PM
I agree with bombing the bastards. I don’t care how poor they are, they can clearly afford boats and guns, and besides armed robbery needs an armed
Unfortunately Appeasement is the name of our current pirate policy; (Just give pirates exactly what they want, and well err…. there will be
more! And more!!!)
Logic dictates this spinelessness is worse than doing, as doing nothing would conceivably have led to the pirates giving up without the extra bother
caused by committing mass murder.
When the international community does eventually has tackle this growing problem with violence it will actually be the “bleeding hearts” fault
that so many hearts bleed.
What a shame then that more of the lib-left don’t do history at university? (As opposed to debate the rights and wrongs of Pot with spliffs in their
Then again (on the balance of things) that could be more of a dangerous thing!!!
The peaceful way of resolving the crisis Is to have a binding international treaty severely forbidding the payments of ransoms to pirates (in
This would (on average) be the best message to send out, and would therefore present the best solution for all nations (providing they didn’t act
unilaterally whenever it’s their own citizens who are in trouble).
Unfortunately because of our spinelessness precedent (already set) we will need to use some violence in order to bring home the risks to pirates of
holding hostages. Otherwise they will ignore such treaties on the off chance their actions will work (and to be fair sometimes they will; because a
nation like e.g. France is not one to let treaties get in the way of saving desperate voters-citizens).