Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 12/21/2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 12/21/2011An Italian oil tanker and its six captive crew members were released by Somali pirates after being held for almost ten months. However, the European Naval Force in the area says that 200 hostages are still being held by pirates in Somalia.

In other news, the interim government in Libya says that it will put the late Muammar Qaddafi’s son Saif on trial next week. Next door in Tunisia, three important ministries — Interior, Foreign, and Justice — were granted to the Islamist party Ennahdha.

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goethechosemercy said...

The judge, who lifted a ban on their identities because of the severity of the attack, said: ‘I have been to that alleyway and it is a very cold, miserable, frightening place and I can’t even begin to imagine how the complainant felt. It is a very dark and lonely spot.’

Islam, wherever it is, makes the world a dark and lonely spot.
As for the complainant? I'm sure the attackers, in possession of final truth and high on their own superiority, don't care one way or another.
After all, if you are one of the Ummah, you can do no wrong.
Or, another excuse, they do this all the time in Af-Pak, why not here?
Britain has imported the cultural values and hatred of humanity endemic to the Hindu Kush.
I hope the British are happy with their present and future.

Anonymous said...

Re Somalia.

We have the people and technology to rescue the captives "with extreme prejudice". Why has this not happened?

After that, carpet bomb each "pirate" city destroying the perps and the infrastructure. Problem solved.