Rescued Captain an Early Victory for Obama

Obama had yet to prove himself as commander in chief. The successful rescue operation could help build confidence in his ability to direct military actions abroad.

Politico: He twice authorized the military to use force.

Statement from the White House here.

And: The pirates vow revenge, say “In the future, America will be the one mourning.” But: Coordinated action missing in global piracy fight.

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