Pirate Drama: U.S. Navy Fired Upon; Turns Back?

CNN is reporting that a small boat with U.S.  Navy sailors aboard attempted to approach the lifeboat bearing Somali pirates and the U.S. merchant captain held hostage but pirate fire turned the Navy crew back…

CNN:
http://edition.cnn.com/2009/WORL
D/africa/04/11/somalia.u.s.ship/i
ndex.html

Michelle Malkin:
http://michellemalkin.com/20
09/04/11/pirates-seze/

Negotiations over the American captain taken hostage by Somali pirates broke down on Saturday, according to Somali officials, after American officials insisted that the pirates be arrested and a group of elders representing the pirates refused.

From The New York Times:
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/1
2/world/africa/12somalia.html?_r=1&hp

http://vetsonthewatch.wordpress
.com/2009/04/11/obama-forei
gn-polity-starts-to-show-results/

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2 Responses to “Pirate Drama: U.S. Navy Fired Upon; Turns Back?”

  1. Ann Gilman Says:

    Why don’t they give the pirates counterfeit money?

  2. retirednavywill Says:

    I say we give them an a$$ whoopin’. But that is one man’s opinion. 🙂

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