Pirates hold captain hostage.
The crew of the ship took matters into their own hands. How very American. Good thing they didn’t wait for a response from the Federal Gov’t or the Pres.
So is there anyone who thinks this would have happened if Obama showed some resolve? If they thought for a second that America would defend itself with deadly force? I don’t think so. (article) The closest US warship was 345miles away
Somali pirates on Wednesday hijacked a U.S.-flagged cargo ship with 21 crew members aboard, a diplomat and a U.S. Navy spokesman said. The Kenya-based diplomat identified the vessel as the 17,000-ton Maersk Alabama and said all the crew members are American.
This and two US journalists are still being held by North Korea – we still don’t hear anything about that. I wonder why?
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