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Undeterred by U.S. and French hostage rescues that killed five bandits, Somali pirates brazenly hijacked four more ships in the Gulf of Aden, the waterway at the center of the world's fight against piracy.
Pirates have vowed to retaliate for deaths of their colleagues_ and the top U.S. military officer said he takes those comments seriously.
Still, despite President Barack Obama's warning Monday, pirates captured two more nautical trophies Tuesday to match two they seized a day earlier.
Originally posted by Gyrochiral
I do not understand why there are still so many ships in this Somalia area. International waters are out there!
Originally posted by Common Good
Its going to be very interesting to see how this unfolds and what the rulers of these countries are going to do about it.
I also wonder if the US is going to get involved in any of these hijackings.
Originally posted by jdub297
reply to post by neo67
Our submariners need practice with detection, interception and interdiction. About 3 on patrol for 2 or 3 months at a time over the next year will end piracy.
I do not care about fair fights; I care to win. If I'm better armed than you and you are looking for a fight, I will give you one, but it will not last long.