Five Britons are feared dead after the Algerian hostage crisis ended in a murderous bloodbath yesterday. The four-day siege reached its climax after seven workers were executed in a final, monstrous act of violence by their Al Qaeda-linked captors just as special forces soldiers stormed the desert gas facility to try to rescue them. Their nationalities are not yet known. All of the 11 remaining militants – who had booby-trapped the complex with explosives – were later shot dead in a fierce gun battle. Scroll down for video
Well it certainly was good that the uber-intelligent Hillbag advised Algerian Prime Minister Abdul-Malik Salal that “the utmost care must be taken to preserve innocent life” -she really had ´em shakin in their boots with that one...
I have to wonder how much info the terrorist gained from the google satellite images. I fear we are going to lose that service since it can be used for nefarious means, even though it can be very useful for law abiding citizens. We´ve seen the dims trying to take guns away from us, I´m sure satellite information (and all sorts of internet services) are soon to follow.
This really sucks if your a hostage - but it sends a pretty clear message how the Algerian Government wants to deal with bad guys that take hostages - they don´t - storm the complex with the goal of killing all the bad guys - any hostages survive it´s icing on the cake. Seems heartless - but it works... This technique was perfected in Israel...
So, the developed nations let developing nations to take care of this thorn in their backsides. Obama is getting ready for coronation. Cameron is pontificating. And honest working class get massacred!!
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Bla Bla, 1/20/2013 1:42:26 AM (No. 9127434)
Shoot -- Hillary probably dutifully informed the Algerian Government we were coming, so they could be ready for us. That is something Obama´s Administration has our military doing now, btw. It´s our POLICY with these terrorist-infested middle eastern countries!
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