Why not? He'll talk with anyone right? Seriously - these criminals must be stopped. Piracy in this region was under control when the Islamic Courts were in control of Somalia. Now that they have been ousted from power they are using piracy to rebuild their strength and reconstitute their forces. Commercial vessels must begin to sail in convoy. The Mother Ship(s) that launch the assault vessels must be sunk. The ports that are safe haven to these organisations must be punished - at least with a blockade.