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The fact the tankers are flammable cuts both ways.  If a crew has a choice between halting or burning to death (or drowning) I'd bet they'd halt.

Maybe I'm more cynical than you?  I have no problem thinking the US Navy "playing pirate in the Indian Ocean."

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Tue Nov 29th, 2011 at 02:54:21 PM EST
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