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French jets hit Mali after U.S.
trained fighters join jihadists

New York Times, by Adam Nossiter Eric Schmitt and Mark Mazz

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 1/14/2013 9:49:52 AM

BAMAKO, Mali — French fighter jets struck deep inside Islamist strongholds in northern Mali on Sunday, shoving aside months of international hesitation about storming the region after every other effort by the United States and its allies to thwart the extremists had failed.(snip)Over the last four years, the United States has spent between $520 million to $600 million in a sweeping effort to combat Islamist militancy in the region without fighting the kind of wars it has waged in the Middle East.

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This is a NYT story with a more appropriate headline supplied via the Worcester Telegram.

This looks more & more like another 0bama military Charlie Foxtrot of grand proportion. Who is he going to blame this one on?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: GOPJihad, 1/14/2013 10:18:57 AM     (No. 9115464)

BHO, arming and training Islamists, while harassing and disarming Americans.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: provide, 1/14/2013 10:57:33 AM     (No. 9115579)

Where are the CNN reporters with injured children and holding up damaged stuffed animals?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mitzi, 1/14/2013 10:59:14 AM     (No. 9115586)

Is the French Foreign Legion as notorious as it once was? Maybe they could clean up the mess.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: iamtinman, 1/14/2013 12:30:33 PM     (No. 9115817)

I So hate to disagree with the NYTimes, but what we have really done (We being the Obama Administration) is more or less secretly supply 1/2 Billion dollars in aid, arms, and military support so that Africans can kill each other.

Whatever the rationale for this, it´s not working. It´s immoral and illegal under the Geneva Convention that Barack Obama values so highly when it suits him!


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