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Richard Philips

Pirates Vow To Hunt Down American Ships, Kill Sailors

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY and TODD PITMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOMBASA, Kenya — The U.S. and its allies battled Somalia's pirates on two fronts Wednesday, with French forces seizing a bandit mother ship and ...

Captain Richard Phillips Rescue Likely To Raise Stakes In Piracy Ops

AP | MICHELLE FAUL and TOM MALITI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — U.S. and French naval attacks on Somali pirates raised fears Monday for the safety of scores of foreign sailors still held host...

US Navy Vs. Pirates: Situation Shows Limits Of US Forces

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — A ragtag band of pirates has put President Barack Obama in a bind: He commands overwhelming firepower in the form of a growing flot...

Captain Richard Phillips Still Held Hostage By Somali Pirates

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

***UPDATE 4:36PM*** In an interview with CNN, a second mate of the ship confirms that the captain is still being held hostage by the pirates: In a te...