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In case ye may have missed it, September 19 is “Talk Like a Pirate Day,” and while the internet is abuzz with “arrrrrrghs” and “mateys,” we at Tactical-Life.com realize that pirates aren’t always a laughing matter.

Before you yo-ho-ho with that bottle of rum, take the time to read this article by Merrill R. Darby in Tactical Weapons, which underscores the difficulties of enforcing anti-piracy measures in the murky waters off Africa, where the raiding of vessels is now infamous after the hijacking of the MV Maersk Alabama—dramatized in the upcoming Tom Hanks film, Captain Phillips (in theaters October 11).

Avast, me hearties…

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