"We must be ready to dare all for our country. For history does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid. We must acquire proficiency in defense and display stamina in purpose." - President Eisenhower, First Inaugural Address
Seems to me that there was a movie made about the last time we tried to help Somalia.....
As a UK resident I feel that this is definitely a waste of time and money, the amount spent in foreign aid for Somalia and the time the government have spent trying to solve the problem could have been better spent. With all our previous efforts to tackle piracy failing, why do they feel that this will be any different??
The day before the conference David Cameron has given this interview stating his concerns and priorities, it's quite interesting...http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-17122583