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Unidentified crew members of the Maersk Alabama react to reporters during a news briefing at the Mombasa port in Kenya on Monday. In a daring high-seas rescue on Sunday, U.S. Navy snipers killed three Somali pirates and freed Richard Phillips, the Maersk Alabama's American sea captain, who was being held at gunpoint. The operation was a victory for the world's most powerful military but one that is unlikely to quell the scourge of piracy off the African coast.
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