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#1 President Barack Obama today disclosed that the U.S. military played a role in a failed attempt by French commandos to free a hostage in Somalia on Friday.
Must have been Black.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2013-01-14 01:02||
#2 Zero linked to failure. Who would've thunk it?
Posted by AlanC 2013-01-14 07:50||
#3 My prayers are with the poor bastid they captured :-(
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-14 07:56||
#4 provided limited technical support" in the raid, but he denies the forces took any direct action
There, weaseled out nicely.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2013-01-14 09:42||
#5 How globalist of us to let the French take the lead, yet the US still kept its' hand in the game.
Posted by Bobby 2013-01-14 13:26||
#6 Leading from Behind™ some 5000 yards off through heavy lenses....
Posted by Alaska Paul 2013-01-14 13:28||
#7 "My prayers are with the poor bastid they captured :-( "
Very true. Supposedly two French commando's now dead at the hands of Al-Shebaab, after being injured and captured. A bad way to go.
Posted by Raider 2013-01-14 13:45||
#8 Will the Bammer next say that US Milfors assisted JAPAN + PHILIPPINES, ETC. in their failed? war agz CHINA in the East, South China Seas???
* DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS >[GlobalNation.Inquirer,net]
NEW CHINA OFFICIAL MAP INCLUDES [130+] CONTESTED ISLANDS, + Islets, etc. includ those NOT mentioned before by the MSM-Net.
RELATED WORLD NEWS > [Zee News] CHINA PUBLISHES NEW MAP CLAIMING [de facto]SOVEREIGNTY OVER DISPUTED AREAS.
* SAME > [Same] AQUINO SEES STRONGER JAPAN AS "COUNTERWEIGHT" TO AGGRESSIVE ["threatening"] CHINA, in the West PHIL Sea aka South China Sea.
* WORLD NEWS > [China Daily] A VERY RASH MOVE BY THE US, as per continuing illegal arms sales by the US to Taiwan + support by the US for Japan's claims on Chinese island territories in the East China Sea.
* Also from WORLD NEWS > [Japan Defense] MINISTRY MAY BASE [JASDF] F-15'S NEAR MIYAKOJIMA TO COUNTER CHINESE [air]INTRUSION.
RELATED SAME > CHINA: JAPAN AIRCRAFT DISRUPT ROUTINE [Chinese] PATROLS, over their own sovereign territory i.e. the Japan-claimed Diaoyus = Senkakus.
* SAME > OPED NEWS: WORLD WAR IN ASIA? Vietnamese = SE Asian aspects of the US-China rivalry.
* SAME > [Stars-N-Stripes] INCREASE IN MARINES NUMBERS AS MILITARY SHIFTS FOCUS TO PACIFIC, as due to changes in post-Cold War overall US strategies from WarFighting = War Readiness to proactive "Engagement".
* CHINA DAILY FORUM > JAPAN TO SEND TWO MASSIVE PATROL SHIPS TO EAST CHINA SEA.
RELATED SAME > JAPAN TO DEPLOY MORE SHIPS, FIGHTERS NEAR DIAOYU ISLANDS; + WORLD NEWS > [Japan Times}JAPAN COAST GUARD TO FORM DEDICATED GROUP FOR SENKAKU ISLANDS.
* BIG NEWSNETWORK > JAPAN STATEMENT QUESTIONING RUSSIA'S SOVEREIGNTY OVER KURILES IS UNACCEPTABLE.
Russian FM SpoxBabe Maria Zakharova.
* CHINESE DEFENSE MASHUP > CHINESE NEWSPAPER ADVISES PLA TO BUILD OVERSEAS MILITARY BASES as required for China's antcipated future "Blue Water' Navy role, + to protect China's energy line into the Indian Ocean vee the Strait of Malaccas.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-01-15 00:08||