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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 ...

Will Obama Prosecute the Captured Somali 'Pirate' in a US Court?

Jeremy Scahill | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeremy Scahill

What would a "pirate" defense actually look like? Remember, some Somalis -- and other international observers -- do not exactly see the "pirates" as being 100% unjustified in their actions.

Hold Fast: The 5 Survival Lessons of Capt. Richard Phillips

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ben Sherwood

The captain's courage is a model for all of us. As we await details of how he made it through his four-day ordeal, it's clear that there was much more to his survival than just bravery.

USS Bainbridge: Information On US Destroyer Tracking Somali Pirates

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The American destroyer the USS Bainbridge is tracking a U.S.-flagged ship that was hijacked by Somali pirates. The crew of the hijacked ship managed ...