I think this settles it…Marines always beat Pirates…and American Marines saving Iranian Hostages from Pirates has a certain ironic flavor to it

WASHINGTON – A member of the same US aircraft carrier group that Iran has warned not to return to the Strait of Hormuz has rescued 13 Iranians held hostage by pirates in the Arabian Sea, the Pentagon said on Friday.

“The Iranians and the dhow (a traditional vessel) have been released and they’re on their way back home,” said Captain John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman.

via US navy rescues Iranian hostages held by… JPost – International.

Should have put the title here.  This one has several levels of greatness to it, however, and wanted to get as many in the URL as possible.



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