When I made the statement about hijacking and licking shots at each other, I was refering to them shooting each other on water. They are pirating from non-Somali people as far as I know.
I am well aware that Somali is in turmoil. What I was trying to stress to you is that people are in survival mode. There is no government. There is no viable industry to take part in. People have to eat. If piracy is an way for them to eat, then they will do it. I am not going to say they are wicked for doing so. I am not that righteous.
"Several fishermen along the Gulf of Aden talked about seeing barrels of toxic waste bobbing in the middle of the ocean. They spoke of clouds of dead fish floating nearby and rogue fishing trawlers sucking up not just fish and lobsters but also the coral and the plants that sustain them. It was abuses like these, several men said, that turned them from fishermen into pirates."
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