Wow, Thank the Lord this is over, and the Captain is safe. I applaud our government for taking a breath before going off half cocked. Now goes the job of seeing that piracy does not reign.
They are threatening, but most helpless people get desperate and sometimes do dumb stuff. I'm not taking up for them, in no ways are they right. And these thieves still have about 200 hostages to bargain with. The United States is not in this alone, and I have not heard a global cry of commitment to keep the seas safe. I still believe that every ship out there needs to carry protection, and have trained staff. This is a new day, but an old game.