Op-Ed: Forget Ransoms, Fight The Pirates Fred Ikle, scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, thinks it's time to stop rewarding Somali pirates. "The right of self defense," he writes in an op-ed for the Washington Post, "justifies killing pirates as they try to board a ship."
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Op-Ed: Forget Ransoms, Fight The Pirates

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Op-Ed: Forget Ransoms, Fight The Pirates

Op-Ed: Forget Ransoms, Fight The Pirates

Op-Ed: Forget Ransoms, Fight The Pirates

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Fred Ikle, scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, thinks it's time to stop rewarding Somali pirates.

"The right of self defense," he writes in an op-ed for the Washington Post, "justifies killing pirates as they try to board a ship."