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Pirates and Armed Guards
There’s long been a drumbeat in the popular media asking why someone wasn’t doing something about the problem of piracy. Now that some people ARE starting to do something, there seems to be the inevitable second guessing. “But what if they’re not pirates, but innocent fishermen?”
Here’s a clue. If they’re speeding toward your ship armed to the teeth, they’re probably pirates. If they’re running away, they’re likely fishermen.
Here’s an interesting recent video from CBS News Nightline on the subject.