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Abq_Sarah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-24-10 01:17 PM
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8. The article suggests
The use of armed security will increase violence.

So, what's the alternative? Allowing pirates to hijacks ships? Piracy isn't going to stop until it becomes too risky and expensive in terms of life for the pirates. Or, until Somalia has a stable and strong government dedicated to protecting the waters.

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  -Private guards kill Somali pirate for first time RamboLiberal  Mar-24-10 11:14 AM   #0 
  - ONLY ONE??? Whas wrong with them wimpy dudes....get ALL of them...use 40 mm cannons. not 22 cal.  opihimoimoi   Mar-24-10 11:27 AM   #1 
  - I was gonna say... "This is just the 1st time he was killed? You only live twice."  AlbertCat   Mar-24-10 12:07 PM   #5 
     - Fire them Teachers who were responsible for the author...what is it these daze of poor writing?  opihimoimoi   Mar-24-10 02:16 PM   #14 
  - This is what I don't understand...  louis-t   Mar-24-10 11:34 AM   #2 
  - The legal implications are usually about docking rights  Posteritatis   Mar-24-10 12:42 PM   #7 
  - I guess it depends on your definition of 'small caliber'.  louis-t   Mar-24-10 01:21 PM   #10 
     - A lot of rifles would qualify  Posteritatis   Mar-24-10 01:45 PM   #11 
  - gun lovers? abortions lovers?  paulsby   Mar-24-10 02:43 PM   #15 
     - You're absolutely correct  NobleCynic   Mar-24-10 04:27 PM   #17 
        - thank you  paulsby   Mar-24-10 05:33 PM   #18 
  - I'll bet they don't have to kill him a second time. n/t  Ozymanithrax   Mar-24-10 11:45 AM   #3 
  - You beat me to that quip. They really should employ some  juajen   Mar-24-10 12:11 PM   #6 
  - Now just who could that private security firm be?  notadmblnd   Mar-24-10 11:48 AM   #4 
  - The article suggests  Abq_Sarah   Mar-24-10 01:17 PM   #8 
  - exactly  bossy22   Mar-24-10 01:19 PM   #9 
  - What took so long to figure this out??  tabasco   Mar-24-10 02:06 PM   #12 
  - How many more times are they expecting to kill him? Is he a cat with nine lives?  yellowcanine   Mar-24-10 02:07 PM   #13 
  - I wonder where the "pirates are really environmentalists" brigade is. nt.  naaman fletcher   Mar-24-10 04:08 PM   #16 

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