Somali pirates have seized a Ukrainian ship transporting military goods, including 33 Russian T-72 tanks. This of course attracted the attention of several navies including ours and the Russians. In an impressive display of bad judgment the pirates did not flee when the warships appeared on scene, but instead demanded a ransom of $20 million dollars.
I’m hoping that this ends badly for the pirates, and that they get a nice lesson in respecting the property of the bigger kids on the playground.
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