Monday, April 13, 2009

Sensible quote for the day

From Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, speaking about the problem of piracy off the Somali coast:
“There is no purely military solution to it,” Mr. Gates said at the Marine Corps War College. “And as long as you’ve got this incredible number of poor people and the risks are relatively small, there’s really no way in my view to control it unless you get something on land that begins to change the equation for these kids.”
Full story here.

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