So ... the pirates popped three more ships during the night.
The thing to do is send in the A Team:
A Swift boat, captained by Ted Kennedy, with John Kerry as XO, and Barney Frank as Chief of the Boat. With Chris Dodd as purser, handling the finances.
Freeing US skipper wins praise, escalation feared
This article points out why it isn't as simple as just shooting up Pirate HQ. Did you see the comment:
"....a lot of criticism about how this is your typical American, gung-ho, over-the-top reaction....."
Yet Le French, who have thrice now used force against the pirates, are apparently just fine. It's just we arrogant, cowboy-mentality Merkins who are 'over the top'.
Well, we could always invite the pirates over for a latte.