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The Pirates Call Our Bluff

April 11, 2009

To paraphrase Rush from yesterday, America’s reaction to the taking of Captain Richard Phillips Wednesday by Somali pirates is the foreign policy equivalent of voting “Present.” Now, due to the US waffling and inaction the four Somali pirates on a powerless lifeboat are demanding $2 million for Phillips while a second ship has been hijacked by other pirates.  [...]

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