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#3 Bits leaking out now about a Mali junior officer who took the US Army MTT graduation certificate and then went over to AQ. Shades of SGT Doe in Liberia a few years back.
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-15 21:19||
#4 See also WAFF > FRANCE IS PUTTING BOOTS ON THE GROUND, 24-HOUR ]Air] BOMBING CAMPAIGN, RAF FERRIES FRENCH EQUIPMENT | [CBC News] FRANCE WILL DEPLOY 2,500 TROOPS IN MALI, 800 FRENCH SOLDIERS, INCLUDING SPECIAL FORCES, ALREADY IN MALI.
* DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > FRENCH "RAFALE" STRIKES
[+ GAZELLE light combat helos + MIRAGES] OVER MALI | RAFALES HARASS ISLAMIST TERROROIST GROUPS IN MALI.
* SAME > [Guardian.UK] MALIAN REBELS OVERRUN GARRISON TOWN + ADVANCE TOWARDS CAPITAL.
RELATED BHARAT RAKSHAK > MALI MILITANTS ADVANCE DESPITE FRENCH AIRSTRIKES.
* SAME > [Dawn.com] NATO BACKS FRANCE IN MALI, BUT SAYS NO [Alliance-level] AID REQUEST, as made by France.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-01-15 23:56||