Some countries give in to the pirates' demands and pay the ransom. We send the Navy Seals.
American sea Captain Richard Phillips was safely rescued from four Somali pirates Sunday, a U.S. intelligence official said. Three of the pirates were killed and one was in custody after what appeared to be a swift firefight off the Somali coast, the official said. Initial reports indicate Phillips jumped overboard for a second time and the military was able to take advantage of the situation. More here.