April 13, 2009

Navy says it can do little to stop pirates, who vow revenge

A day after the U.S. military killed three pirates and rescued an American sea captain, Somali pirates threatened to retaliate by killing captured U.S. seamen and the Pentagon said there's little it can do to stop future attacks. Whether this was bluster or a serious threat remains to be seen. Pirate groups, like everything else in Somalia, are divided along clan lines.

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