What is saw on a bumper sticker today: “End war through world law.”
What I read on the Internet today:
MOGADISHU (Reuters ) – Dutch commandos freed 20 Yemeni hostages on Saturday and briefly detained seven pirates who had forced the Yemenis to sail a “mother ship” attacking vessels in the Gulf of Aden, NATO officials said.
World law, what world law. Not only does world law not exist, no mechanizm exists which could deliver world law. The United Nations is anything but a representation of the world. The UN exists to give tin pot dictators a world stage.
Wth respect to piracy, catch and release does not work It does not lower fish stocks, illegal immgration and now piracy.
More, Ed Morrissey, Hot Air :
Instead of delivering a message of strength, NATO sent the message that pirates have more rights than the traders sailing through those waters. The only way these pirates should have been released was in the middle of the Indian Ocean with nothing but lifejackets and a bucket of chum each. Until the world gets serious in the 19th-century way about pirates – which nearly wiped it out altogether – we will never end it in the 21st century.