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A Bad Week for Pirates

It’s not shaping up to be a good week for pirates off the coast of Somalia, I’m afraid. The Indian Navy captured 23 pirates in the Gulf of Aden over the weekend; this is the second time in as many months that the Indians have successfully intercepted pirates at sea, and while I don’t like to harp on about conspiracy theories, they’re starting to make the western navies in the area look bad. 🙂

Remember, the Indian counter-piracy operation began in October of this year, and since then, they’ve captured more pirates than the rest of the world’s navies have all year, combined.
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