Red signal for sea pirates
Exercise Obangame Express fighting maritime crime.
Red signal for sea pirates, oil thieves
By Odita Sunday
If reining in armed robbers and other criminals has proved difficult, the war against sea pirates and oil thieves can best be described as doubly difficult.
While the former count their criminal proceeds in millions, the latter’s single haul could be in billions, enough to bring down a nation to its knees economically.
Fighting pirates and oil thieves is not a tea party anywhere in the world. They are cartels operating in groups with extensive capital outlay like the drug cartels.
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