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April 11, 2009

Pirates Fire At US Navy

In a better world, their lives would now be forfeit.

Pirates off the eastern coast of Africa fired on U.S. sailors Saturday as they tried to reach the lifeboat where an American captain is being held, a U.S. official familiar with the situation told CNN.

The gunfire forced the sailors, who did not return fire, to turn back, the official said.

But have no fear, lawfare is here!

The FBI is launching a criminal investigation into the hijacking and hostage-taking, two law enforcement officials told CNN. The probe will be led by the FBI's New York field office, which has responsibility for looking into cases involving U.S. citizens in the African region. Agents from the office were scheduled to leave for Africa sometime this weekend, the officials said.

Yeah, I'm sure they are really worried about that.

Obama. He's Jimmy Carter without the muscular foreign policy.


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