We have certainly just upped the ante. They will as well.
I am assuming there are a few hundred there still. Am sure things have changed for them in these last couple of days.The Current Status of Somali Piracy
According to a recent BBC report, Somali pirates seized a record 1,181 hostages in 2010, and were paid many millions of dollars in ransom.
In the Fall of 2011, more than 300 hundred people were being held hostage by various pirate groups based in Somalia.