How many nations warships does it take to handle a few hundred Somali pirates at the Gulf of Aden?


(1)Germans Save Egyptian Ship From Somali Pirates
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,472851,00.html
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(2)Israel warships move within cruise-missile range of Iran (the Suez Canal ) 
http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=100847&sectionid=351020202
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(3)Iranian warships set sail for Gulf of Aden
http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=121064&sectionid=351020101
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(4)Blackwater sends warship to Gulf of Aden
http://www.lloydslist.com/ll/news/blackwater-sends-warship-to-gulf-of-aden/20017581692.htm
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(5)British warship to lead EU armada into Gulf of Aden
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/nov/20/aden-piracy-eu-nato-russia
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(6)Korean warships stop Somali pirate attack
http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/africa/05/14/somalia.pirates.navy/index.html
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(7)Chinese Warships Set Sail for Pirate Fight
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,473044,00.html
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(8)US warship in the Gulf of Aden near Somalia. 
http://www.flickr.com/photos/53911892@N00/3429374811/
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(9)Indian government announced deploying a warship to the Gulf of Aden 
http://www.yemenpost.net/55/Reports/20084.htm
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(10)Denmark and other countries in Europe have also deployed ships near Bab Al-Mandab Strait.
http://www.yemenpost.net/55/Reports/20084.htm
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(11)Russia dispatched a warship to the pirate-controlled water off Somalia 
http://www.yemenpost.net/55/Reports/20084.htm
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(12)North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) had announced early October deploying seven warships to face the increased activities of Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean.
http://www.yemenpost.net/55/Reports/20084.htm
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(13)Swedish Warship Captures Pirates In Gulf 
http://www.javno.com/en-world/swedish-warship-captures-pirates-in-gulf-of-aden/260784
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(14)Japanese warships join fight against pirates in Somalia
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Japanese-warships-join-fightagainst-pirates-in-Somalia-14724.html
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(15)Aussie warships in Gulf of Aden 
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/aussie-warships-see-off-somali-pirates/story-e6frf7jo-1225713252571
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There were other nations involved including South Africa, Pakistan, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Turkey… Why so many nations? 🙂 

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