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France: US helping
support Mali operation

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 1/13/2013 2:21:44 PM

Bamakao, Mali -- France´s foreign minister said Sunday that the United States is providing communications and transport help for an international military intervention aimed at wresting Mali´s north out of the hands of Islamist extremists. Laurent Fabius said the three-day-old, French-led military operation has succeeded in halting the extremists´ advance, which had prompted the intervention. He sought to stress that the operation is gaining international backing, despite concern about the risks of the mission in a stretch of lawless desert in weakly governed country.(Snip) U.S. officials on Saturday said they had offered to send drones to Mali.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: horacer, 1/13/2013 2:28:43 PM     (No. 9114426)

I wouldn´t be surprised to see troops on the ground. What a mess.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/13/2013 2:38:41 PM     (No. 9114442)

In Obama´s world,you don´t have to declare on on anybody,just go in and start firing drone missiles. Weeeeeeee.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: NYBruin, 1/13/2013 2:42:55 PM     (No. 9114447)

Can you imagine the squealing from the left if President Bush did this?

He be branded a warmonger & a racist (for killing Africans)

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Reply 4 - Posted by: civilservant, 1/13/2013 3:02:28 PM     (No. 9114475)

Bien sur, Socialist birds of a feather and all that....

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Reply 5 - Posted by: civilservant, 1/13/2013 3:05:40 PM     (No. 9114477)

Dpa; fat fingers.
an admirable mission, but again with the rule by secret diktat.
It robs him of honor. Again.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: drkillj0y, 1/13/2013 3:21:52 PM     (No. 9114489)

France:
US helping support Mali operation.
Will soon be left holding the bag like they did in Viet Nam.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/13/2013 3:29:04 PM     (No. 9114497)

The "Honest Leftist / Pacifist" crowd has got to be a tad upset about Barky´s immaculate predation. How does the left plan to ever have any credibility on anti-war issues again ?

Wait...I know...

They will shout down the opposition and cram the truth down the memory hole.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 1/13/2013 3:49:04 PM     (No. 9114514)

If it goes well expect Obama to take credit. He must create the illusion of leadership.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: oh-heck, 1/13/2013 4:18:54 PM     (No. 9114555)

Early reports are that the Islamic extremists are well armed and fighting a lot more professionally than the French thought. Sounds like another non-war war.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 1/13/2013 4:44:22 PM     (No. 9114578)

I wonder what Springsteen, BonJovi, Michael Moore an others think about Obama`s warmongering? Funny how the cat gets their tongue when `their` guy is in the WH.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: lakerman1, 1/13/2013 6:54:19 PM     (No. 9114720)

code Pink, the jersey girls, and those of their ilk will be protesting, right?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: dcomd, 1/13/2013 8:00:54 PM     (No. 9114767)

Who, pray tell, would they expect the moooslime-in-chief to support?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: razorx22, 1/13/2013 9:06:06 PM     (No. 9114818)

This was once called ´colonialism´.
I miss the good ole days.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: lhlande, 1/13/2013 9:17:57 PM     (No. 9114829)

I was truly suppressed, on the news I saw the frog soldiers getting ready to leave for Mali, they had real looking guns and no white flags. S/O

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Reply 15 - Posted by: lhlande, 1/13/2013 9:20:22 PM     (No. 9114833)

that word should read surprised

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Reply 16 - Posted by: oldsfc, 1/13/2013 9:29:23 PM     (No. 9114839)

Typical socialist EU. Spend so much money supporting the welfare state they have to bum a ride on the American taxpayers dime. Europe cannot project their military beyond the confines of their own countries. Pathetic bunch of moochers.

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