"We must be ready to dare all for our country. For history does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid. We must acquire proficiency in defense and display stamina in purpose." - President Eisenhower, First Inaugural Address
Pirates who abducted three of the Japanese tugboat Idaten's 14-member crew in last Monday's attack in the Malacca Strait were after hostages, not money, the ship's owner said Saturday.