India Takes Fight to Pirates
With the rising threat of piracy, India has an opportunity to show it’s able to step up as a co-operative regional and potential global power.
In September 2008, a registered merchant vessel travelling from Hong Kong to Europe was attacked by pirates and taken to the Somali coast. On board were 22 crew members, 18 of them Indians.
This was by no means the first hijacking by Somali pirates and as events have proven since then, not the last…….[click here to access the full article at The Diplomat]