Skip to comments.The Startling Size of US Military Operations in Africa
Posted on 09/09/2013 3:59:57 PM PDT by sopwith
This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website.
They're involved in Algeria and Angola, Benin and Botswana, Burkina Faso and Burundi, Cameroon and the Cape Verde Islands. And that's just the ABCs of the situation. Skip to the end of the alphabet and the story remains the same: Senegal and the Seychelles, Togo and Tunisia, Uganda and Zambia. From north to south, east to west, the Horn of Africa to the Sahel, the heart of the continent to the islands off its coasts, the US military is at work. Base construction, security cooperation engagements, training exercises, advisory deployments, special operations missions, and a growing logistics network, all undeniable evidence of expansionexcept at US Africa Command.
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To offset the increasing influence in ‘Frica by the CommieChinks?
More transfer of wealth.
I got sick of seeing Syria in every other post so I tossed in a couple.
Obviously our troops are deployed there to learn how to “shake their jabooty.”
that is what i’m guessing.
remember in1984 africa was always where multiple, changing front lines were. will be so in reality too.
Anything in Hussein’s country of birth?
The article brings back memories as once upon a time I was stationed in Asmara, Eritrea (then Ethiopia)at a former British outpost called Kagnew Station.
It was when I was there 30 years ago. Now, I’m told, it’s the US HQS for the War on Terror in the Horn of Africa.
Amazing. No wonder Reid won’t pass a budget.
Thanks for the ping.
I read the name as saw “Tick Nurse”, LOL!
Time to bring all our soldiers back from Africa and let the voodoo gods sort it out.
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