“Coastwatch” Somali Style — The Benefits of Piracy

OK, I know I’ve been banging on about piracy in the last week, but a news piece from Channel 4 just out details an ¬†unexpectedly beneficial side effect from Somali piracy.

You see, the reason why Somalians took up piracy in the first place was because Chinese and Japanese commerical fishing vessels were illegally raping the local fishing stocks. Without a standing navy, the Somalians were powerless to Continue reading