Just in time to catch the attention of Americans gripped by the dramatic rescue of Captain Richard Phillips by the U.S. Navy, the Danish Institute for Military Studies is soon to release a report calling for a regional coast guard to patrol the coast of Somalia. It proposes that Kenya, Tanzania, Eritrea, Djibouti, Egypt, Yemen and Saudi Arabia all take part. Sounds more take-charge than Hillary Clinton’s musings about seizing pirates’ financial assets.
A practical proposal to crack down on pirates off Somalia
Report calls for a regional coast guard to patrol the coast