Clearly they are mightily intimidated by Barack Obama and the rescue of their American hostage several days ago!
“Pirates Attack U.S.-Flagged Ship Off Somali Coast in Unsuccessful New Hijacking Attempt,” from FoxNews, April 14 (thanks to James):
Pirates attacked an American-flagged commercial vessel with automatic weapons Tuesday in an unsuccessful new hijacking attempt off of the coast of Somalia.
At about noon EDT, the Liberty Sun, with a crew of about 20 U.S. citizens, reported that they were being attacked by pirates to the U.S. Coast Guard. The U.S. Navy dispatched the USS Bainbridge in response, a Department of Defense official told FOX News.
The official confirmed it was a failed piracy attempt, but by the time the warship arrived several hours later, the pirates were gone….