April 12, 2008

Shiver me timbers! Les Bleus!

Honestly, if you had to be a member of any special operations unit on Earth right now, you would probably want to be a member of the French unit off the Horn of Africa, killing pirates.

PARIS, April 11 -- Helicopter-borne French troops swooped in on Somali pirates Friday after they freed 30 hostages from a yacht, seizing six of the hijackers and recovering sacks of money -- apparently ransom paid by the ship's owners.