The lucrative business of piracy in Somalia coasts has its root in Djibouti, Ismail Tani chief of the presidential cabinet is the big beneficiary, most of the money ends in Djibouti where money-laundering takes place, the middle man is paid through the office of Ismail Tani chief of the presidential cabinet, off course plus his commission, not to mention the side business from the re-fueling and servicing the multi-nation ships in Djibouti that are supposedly combating the Somali piracy in high sea.
Not only Ismail Tani is the piracy kingpin in Djibouti but also he is the son-in-law of the most prominent piracy linked Somali family from Puntland region , his specialty service to few flamboyant Somali pirates are money laundering and providing Djiboutian passport to name a few.
Mind you, Ismail Tani is another cousin-german of IOG the ruler of Djibouti, he is part of untouchable-elite-inner circle of IOG’s regime. The US military awarded the security contract to EAD (company managed by Said Del a son of former minster and also cousin-german of IOG) a company associated with Ismail Tani, naturally he is susceptible to corruption, just like many leaders around him.
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