It will be interesting to learn more of the backstory on the rescue of Capt. Richard Phillips from the Somali pirates. The Navy SEALS showed remarkable skill in being able to kill three of the pirates with just three shots, which, as Associated Press noted, were “fired in darkness from the stern of a ship 25 yards away on rolling waters.” Concerns now shift to what may happen to the 230 other hostages being held by pirates, and what should be done to better protect ships.
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