Somali pirates

  • January 25, 2012  

    Members of U.S. Navy SEAL Team 6 staged a dramatic rescue early Wednesday, freeing two aid workers, including one American, held hostage by Somali captors. Jeffrey Brown reports on emerging accounts of another operation unfolded in secret — SEALs parachuting into Somalia, surprising sleeping captors and killing nine kidnappers. Continue reading

  • January 25, 2012  

    Members of U.S. Navy SEAL Team 6 freed two kidnapped aid workers, including one American, early Wednesday — whisking them away from their captors in Somalia. Jeffrey Brown discusses the kidnappers’ motives and how the operation unfolded with NPR’s Tom Bowman and the Atlantic Council’s Peter Pham. Continue reading