Somali pirates vow to kill American sailors. Your thoughts?
"We will seek out the Americans and if we capture them we will slaughter them," said a 25-year-old pirate based in the Somali port of Harardhere who gave only his first name, Ismail.
"We will target their ships because we know their flags. Last night, an American-flagged ship escaped us by a whisker. We have showered them with rocket-propelled grenades," boasted Ismail, who did not take part in the attack.
Maybe I'm wrong but this would be an excellent job for "Black Water." Killing Somali pirates. Bill Clinton vowed that American troops would never again step foot on Somali soil unless it was in the special interest of the United States of America.
I'm not saying that our military should necessarily engage in a ground war with these thugs; our ships should continue to sail the high seas with a show of serious force, being armed to the teeth, ready to kill on sight. Stop using Diplomacy and start using International Sanctions.