Skip to comments.Somali Pirates, U.S. Navy in Tentative Deal, One Pirate Says
Posted on 04/11/2009 12:46:09 PM PDT by Zakeet
This story comes from Bloomberg -- which we cannot excerpt.
However, we can provide our own summary of the general gist of the article which is that one of the pirates has claimed both sides have agreed to a prisoner exchange -- our captain for four of their outlaws. The article goes on to warn that as of right now, this is by no means a done deal.
You can read the article HERE.
One for four.
Never negotiate with pirates.
Obama is a surrender monkey.
0bama didn’t just blink, he closed his eyes...tightly!
Dangerous precedent making deals with terrorists. It might be cold, but it would be better to lose one person and take out all the pirates with him than to make deals. They now have the incentive to keep taking hostages.
Thats what i want them do do Do it a couple more times they might think about doing it again
"Pirates" cannot be considered a credible word in this day and age.
Let’s call them what they are—Islamic Terrorists.
Promise them anything, but kill the four and whoever takes charge of them as soon as the captain is safe. Then destroy their bases.
I can dream, can’t I?
No. They give back the captain and they get to go free with their mangy hides intact and nothing else. That should be the only deal on the table.
How many will die this weekend on the highways of America?
We don’t impose a 10 mph speed limit to save them, nor should we bargain with pirates to gain the life of a hostage. Sometimes people die. It is sad, but not as sad as giving up freedoms for all so one can live.
THIS IS BLACKBEARD THE PIRATE AFTER
COULD RACE, COLOR OR RELIGION BE PLAYING A ROLE IN THE CHANGE IN BEHAVIOR TOWARD THE POOR, DESPERATE, MISUNDERSTOOD MUSLIM SOMALI PIRATES??
PERISH THE THOUGHT!!
I wonder if the captain and his family would agree with you on that. There's no rush on this. Wait the bastards out and get the captain back without ransom. Hell, a couple more days of bouncing around in that boat and we could probably get them to give back the captain and pay a fine as well.
Oh, the pirates are negotiating...that Sternly Worded Letter from the White House must have really sent shivers through their timbers.
I understand that Kim Jong Il is quaking in fear over the prospect of a Harshly Toned Letter arriving from the United Nations over his recent ICBM foray.
And after they hijack the helicopter and all on board, then what? bad idea.
OH COME ON! NO killing....we are respectable warriors...
Jjust put a few .50 cal rounds into their boat. Its 300 miles to shore...Hasta la Vista, Baby
Was the pirate speaking anonymously, not being authorized to speak for the entire pirate community?
Is Obama going to call Sarkozy and ask him to release the pirates the French just took in THEIR rescue mission?
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