Pirates recapture US hostage after es...

Pirates recapture US hostage after escape attempt - Greenwich Time

There are 1 comment on the Greenwich Time story from Apr 10, 2009, titled Pirates recapture US hostage after escape attempt - Greenwich Time. In it, Greenwich Time reports that:

The American captain held hostage by four Somali pirates made a desperate escape attempt Friday but was recaptured after they fired shots, and officials said other pirates sought to reinforce their colleagues by sailing hijacked ships with other captives aboard to the scene of the standoff.

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Jeff

Saint James, NY

#1 Apr 12, 2009
One may well ask what the US navy is doing at this point. right now, the pirates and their hostage are surrounded, and other pirates are on their way to the scene. It would be a simple matter for the navy to take all of them. Under the law, that is our right; no action by congress is needed. That means that the delay is all Obama. Will our navy really sit there and do nothing while this American captain is held? Maybe Obama will propose a resolution at the UN.

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