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´Leading From Behind,´ Part II:
France Strikes in Mali After
U.S. Strategy Collapses

Breitbart´s Big Peace, by Joel B. Pollak

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 1/14/2013 1:50:47 PM

France has expanded its assault on Islamists in northern Mali, pounding rebel positions with four days of air strikes and bringing additional troops into the country through the capital, Mali. France did not wait for UN approval, and it tired of what even the New York Times acknowledges was the reluctance of the United States and the international community to do anything about the seizure of half a country by Al Qaeda-linked forces. Call it “leading from behind,” Part II. What is worse is that the Islamist rebellion has used American-trained soldiers and officers who defected from Mali’s regular army last

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We trained some of the terrorist in Mali, who switched sides with the government. Mali turns out to be one of the issues that Romney brought up during his run for the presidency that the 0bama-led LSM ignored. So, here we are, and its going to get worst.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: wsdiego, 1/14/2013 2:03:53 PM     (No. 9116040)

Another BO victory!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lana720, 1/14/2013 2:15:48 PM     (No. 9116058)

When even the French AND the gray lady notice, how blind can our WH be? How bad (or ignored) has our Intelligence community become?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jackson, 1/14/2013 2:26:13 PM     (No. 9116073)

Actually... I like this. Why should we bleed everywhere. I´m glad the French are forced to step up. Obama is a fool but not every unintended consequence is bad.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Pearson365, 1/14/2013 2:47:22 PM     (No. 9116112)

Obama´s "leading from behind " strategy not only aroused the Assyrians, it encouraged al Qaeda linked groups to seize Timbuktu with weapons taken from Libya.

Libya and Benghazi were major Obama fails, so there will be no discussion of Qaddafi or Ambassador Stevens during confirmation hearings for CIA Director, SoS or Defense Secretary. "Senator, there is an on-going criminal investigation of events in Benghazi, so it would be inappropriate for me to discuss what happened there."

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Reply 5 - Posted by: oh-heck, 1/14/2013 2:48:02 PM     (No. 9116114)

John ´Hannibal´ Smith - I love it when a plan comes together

President Barack Obama - The results in Africa are unexpectedly less than optimal

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Reply 6 - Posted by: crimea river, 1/14/2013 2:50:22 PM     (No. 9116116)

Why should we bleed everywhere.

Because it´s better than bleeding in New York and Washington.
The reason for preventing Al Qaeda from acquiring bases with local government support is to prevent training and export of new terrorists to the west.
We don´t need to send troops but air attacks can be very effective. Glad the French have stepped up.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: horacer, 1/14/2013 3:15:40 PM     (No. 9116161)

Hillary tried begging Algeria to invade and clean up our mess. Now it looks like this will become a NATO matter. Mali could turn out to be much worse than Afghanistan if it´s not dealt with. Hillary and Samantha Power sure are smart.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Namma, 1/14/2013 4:09:17 PM     (No. 9116241)

Is not France considered a ´Catholic Country" I think it is...so why would anyone believe for one second that our King would defend France against Islamists...hello....Islamists hate Catholics.....


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Reply 9 - Posted by: hamrman, 1/14/2013 5:40:22 PM     (No. 9116407)

His modus operandi...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 1/14/2013 6:32:41 PM     (No. 9116503)

France never...never...asks for UN permission to invade anybody or anything. France thinks getting UN permission is just for morons from the USA.

Can anybody remember a time when France asked for UN permission to invade somebody in Africa?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: billa, 1/14/2013 10:51:28 PM     (No. 9116888)

While Africa is going insane with Islamonazis (trained by our miitary) and the ME becoming nuclear, BO and Biden are prancing around with gun control. Their number one function is foreign policy.

When France has to clean up our mess, you know we are in trouble. And as the US continues to depart Iraq and Afghanistan, the ME and Africa will become further embolden.

How people elected this bafoon is astounding. Then again, BO has much more important things on his mind...like, which celebrities to invite to his fake ball.

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