Its good to see that President Obama took decisive action to free the American captain from his pirate captors. :
MOMBASA, Kenya - U.S. Navy snipers opened fire and killed three pirates holding an American captain at gunpoint, delivering the skipper unharmed and ending a five-day high-seas hostage drama on Easter Sunday.
The pirates were pointing AK-47s at Capt. Richard Phillips and he was in "imminent danger" of being killed when the commander of the nearby USS Bainbridge made the split-second decision to order his men to shoot, Vice Adm. Bill Gortney said.
Somalia is a failed state that is a haven for pirates and other criminals. A good place for a terrorist base. The only long term solution I can think off is imperialism but thats out of fashion at the moment.