"How do you prove a guy's a pirate before he actually attacks a ship?"Indeed, Admiral Mark Fitzgerald of NATO, how do you? In days of yore, of course, you could distinguish a pirate by his parrot, luxurious beard, stentorian nose, salty language, and love of ham, but nowadays, pirates are a bit harder to identify.
They say that evolution is a race to stay in place. It seems like the pirates are always one step ahead.