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2018-03-06 Africa Subsaharan
Murdered US soldiers seen in shocking ISIS video were ill-equipped for Niger ambush - traveling in lightly armored pick-up trucks with barely enough weapons - as they were diverted from low risk patrol to hunt terrorist
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Posted by Skidmark 2018-03-06 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [387 views ]  Top
 File under: Islamic State 

#1 For those previously unaware, this all this happened last year. Daily Mail is click-baiting the ISIS video of the killings and abuse of US SOldier's corpses.

FYI, this is how a State Department run mission looks - too few troops, light on weapons and ammo, shitty intel, and half-assed support. For them, it is all feelgood junk. They don't want "too heavy" a presence.

Who in State Dept is on the hook for this crap, and who in Pentagon/AFRICOM agreed to let them be sidetracked without proper mission planning? I bet nobody in State gets anything, and some poor non-flag office gets his career ended by a buck-passing Colonel or General.
Posted by Injun Bucket8891 2018-03-06 02:28||   2018-03-06 02:28|| Front Page Top

#2 this all this happened last year

Reportedly, the video was just released via Telegram Messaging
Posted by Skidmark 2018-03-06 06:18||   2018-03-06 06:18|| Front Page Top

#3 FYI, this is how a State Department run mission looks - too few troops, light on weapons and ammo, shitty intel, and half-assed support. For them, it is all feelgood junk. They don't want "too heavy" a presence. Who in State Dept is on the hook for this crap, and who in Pentagon/AFRICOM agreed to let them be sidetracked without proper mission planning? I bet nobody in State gets anything, and some poor non-flag office gets his career ended by a buck-passing Colonel or General.

The AMBO and his Country Team make the call. You want to play in his country? You play by their rules. SOF sold out to the smarmy bastids a long time ago. Welcome to Niger, Benghazi, Mogadishu, Kabul, or the largest US Embassy in the world, (nearly as large as the Holy See) in Baghdad's Green Zone.

Greg Gutfeld's "I hate these people" goes here. SPIT !

Posted by Besoeker 2018-03-06 06:34||   2018-03-06 06:34|| Front Page Top

#4 You forgot Angola
Posted by Sock Puppet of Doom 2018-03-06 10:46||   2018-03-06 10:46|| Front Page Top

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