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Obama Increased Africa Military Funding 300%(FY2010)
All Africa ^ | 22 April 2010 | Daniel Volman

Posted on 04/28/2010 6:22:29 PM PDT by bushpilot1

In its budget request for the State Department for the 2010 financial year, the Obama administration proposed significant increases in funding for US arms sales and military training programmes for African countries, as well as for regional programmes on the continent, and is expected to propose further increases in its budget request for the 2011 financial year.

The 2010 budget proposed to increase foreign military funding spending for Africa by more than 300 per cent, from just over US$8.2 million to more than US$25.5 million, with additional increases in funding for North African countries.

Major recipients included Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Morocco, Nigeria and South Africa.

The Obama administration requested US$278 million to cover the cost of AFRICOM operations and Operation.

(Excerpt) Read more at allafrica.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: africa; agenda; bho44; bhoafrica; chad; congo; djibouti; ethiopia; fascism; federalspending; foreignaid; kenya; liberia; military; morocco; nationalsecurityfail; nigeria; obama; palin; southafrica
This is a significant increase in the IMET program..it budgets for training foreign soldiers in the US in our military and civilian schools..in some cases civilians are sent to courses in work in the government.

This includes the Command and General Staff College; the War College;..West Point;..Infantry Officer; Training;..Ranger Training.

English Language Training is the first step. Some of the foreign students are authorized to bring their families..and we pay for it.

Worked IMET and Foreign Military Sales for 6 years.

There was a famous IMET student..few know about..a young officer named Muammar Gaddafi.

Some of these military students will be Muslims.

1 posted on 04/28/2010 6:22:29 PM PDT by bushpilot1
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To: bushpilot1

There will be an increase of FREE military equipment to these countries.


2 posted on 04/28/2010 6:25:11 PM PDT by bushpilot1
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To: bushpilot1; Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; ...

The list, ping


3 posted on 04/28/2010 6:30:39 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: bushpilot1
Djibouti, Ethiopia

I'm as skeptical, and maybe more so, than your average citizen as to the foreign relation of this administration, but I am aware that the Horn of Africa (HOA,) is less than 20 miles from Yemen - a radical Islamic bridge into Africa, and one with which our military has strategically place itself.

4 posted on 04/28/2010 6:36:07 PM PDT by Sax
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To: bushpilot1

Hush money, anyone that didn’t see this coming is an fool.


5 posted on 04/28/2010 6:40:15 PM PDT by mojitojoe (“Our leaders seek to pit us against one another, and torment us relentlessly."Mark Levin)
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Payoff/hush money ping


6 posted on 04/28/2010 6:41:53 PM PDT by mojitojoe (“Our leaders seek to pit us against one another, and torment us relentlessly."Mark Levin)
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To: bushpilot1

Any “assistance” to Kenya?


7 posted on 04/28/2010 6:43:17 PM PDT by rbosque (11 year Freeper! Combat Economist.)
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To: mojitojoe
same as the money going to the Palestinians which means to hamas increase immigration form the middle east too. we know damn well that he cares nothing for the white man or white countries by now *his comment saying he want blacks hispanics and women to come and vote)plus he did say he will transform this country if he cares so much about Africa then help those white farmers being killed every day and bring them here. After all we need good workers, English speakers and good farmers to do their new energy corn programme. nah course not never in my life I would have thought I would have seen a president playing racial politics while in the white house the media disgust me as they cover nothing and twist the facts for their messiah even if he slaps them in the face
8 posted on 04/28/2010 6:47:15 PM PDT by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: mojitojoe
We have to worry and be cncerned about Obama feeding the radicals in various African nations , designed to usurp stable goverments, just like Obama did in Kenya by campaigning for the orange party. His involvement and council, running a neo colonial black power campaign, resulted in inter tribal genocide in Kenya.

Obama is a nasty fascist, and he will promote that black power nationalist view in Africa, we have to be very concerned should Obama start supplying the orange Party in Kenya with tanks, armored vehicles and crew served weapons.That is likely altready being secretly planned, so that Kneya can put to death its democracy and abandon itself to the left and Muslim tyranny.

9 posted on 04/28/2010 6:48:22 PM PDT by Candor7 (Now's the time to ante up against the Obama Fascist Junta ( member NRA))
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To: bushpilot1

Oh well, sell them American stuff, they will use it, never maintain it and when it soon fails, discard it alongside the road.


10 posted on 04/28/2010 6:48:49 PM PDT by fso301
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To: Candor7

frightening and true!


11 posted on 04/28/2010 7:02:10 PM PDT by Boardwalk
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To: bushpilot1

Most of them will probably be Muslims, and many of them will be supporters of whatever hideous regime is in place in their countries. But why should we expect otherwise from Barry, who said he would “stand with the Muslims.” Using our dollars to lean against, of course.


12 posted on 04/28/2010 7:03:45 PM PDT by livius
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...
He's gotta make sure his Muzzie cousins take over Kenya.
Image and video hosting by TinyPic "'Civ ain't lying'!"

13 posted on 04/28/2010 7:07:48 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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Well, whoops! there goes the rest of Africa...50% muslim already, and bye bye Kenya. Arabs back in their element.

Read ‘Dark Star Safari’ by Paul Theroux. Many South African blacks are already saying; ‘wish the white man would come back’.


14 posted on 04/28/2010 7:13:05 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: bushpilot1
Gee! Who knew Obama approved of fratricide! Now even more civil wars can be conducted, and even more African dictators can enrich themselves on our dime.

I think our Pres may admire Robert Mugabe. After all dear Robert came to power in Rhodesia, spouting conciliatory platitudes and only gradually turned the one African country with good schools and hospitals, well run agriculture, and splendid resources, into today's third world cesspool called Zimbabwe--and, incidentally, himself as permanent dictator.

vaudine

15 posted on 04/28/2010 7:16:29 PM PDT by vaudine (,,)
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To: mojitojoe

“The 2010 budget proposed to increase foreign military funding spending for Africa by more than 300 per cent, from just over US$8.2 million to more than US$25.5 million, with additional increases in funding for North African countries.”

But...but...we don’t have any money. Remember, medicare is breaking us! Just who are we borrowing all this money from to turn around and hand it over to another country?!?!?!?

Thanks for the ping, mojitojoe:)


16 posted on 04/28/2010 7:20:20 PM PDT by southernsunshine
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To: Fred Nerks
Many South African blacks are already saying; ‘wish the white man would come back’.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Thats right, no jobs and reduced food supplies.

17 posted on 04/28/2010 7:25:53 PM PDT by Candor7 (Now's the time to ante up against the Obama Fascist Junta ( member NRA))
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To: fso301

The stuff will be free..they will not pay a dime for the equipment.


18 posted on 04/28/2010 7:29:11 PM PDT by bushpilot1
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To: rbosque

Yes there is an increase in Kenya’s IMET program,.


19 posted on 04/28/2010 7:31:18 PM PDT by bushpilot1
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To: SunkenCiv; Candor7; Natural Born 54
Tuesday, December 05, 2006 MOHAMED ABDI(WALI)..AN ASPIRING MANDERA EAST MP

Ex-Marine Mohamed Abdi (left) with US Senator Barrack Obama is slated to kick-off his bid to become a member of Kenyan parliament Minneapolis, MN (HOL) -

He grew up in the Somali-inhabited Northeastern region (NFD) in Kenya.He’s fluently multilingual in English, Swahili and Somali. He’s a dual U.S and Kenyan citizen, who can probably easily obtain a Somali citizenship.

MOHAMED ABDI LINK

20 posted on 04/28/2010 7:33:00 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: Fred Nerks; null and void; stockpirate; george76; PhilDragoo; Candor7; rxsid; MeekOneGOP; ...

Obama Increased Africa Military Funding 300% (FY2010)

Well, whoops! there goes the rest of Africa... 50% muslim already, and bye bye Kenya. Arabs back in their element.

Read ‘Dark Star Safari’ by Paul Theroux. Many South African blacks are already saying; ‘wish the white man would come back’.

21 posted on 04/28/2010 7:36:08 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: bushpilot1

This amount does not include civic action programs and USAID..this is Foreign Military Training programs. It is different than other government programs.

They will get excess military equipment we have in our inventory at no cost.

We are building up their military by training and equipping them on our tax dollars.

These countries make a request for training and equipment..the budget was not high in the past

This does not include the military in Egypt.


22 posted on 04/28/2010 7:39:24 PM PDT by bushpilot1
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To: bushpilot1; Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; ...

The list, ping


23 posted on 04/28/2010 7:41:54 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: LucyT

http://www.africom.mil/ the budgets are here.


24 posted on 04/28/2010 7:42:38 PM PDT by bushpilot1
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To: LucyT

Key words are IMET and FMS Civic Action Programs

this money is a different budget for our troops, bases and state dept.and other agencies..

The policy in the past was not increase the military training in Africa..and not give them special training and tactics in warfare.

We refused ranger training.

This changes everything in Africa.


25 posted on 04/28/2010 7:51:22 PM PDT by bushpilot1
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To: bushpilot1

Kenya hit the jackpot with this buffoon in office.


26 posted on 04/28/2010 8:03:34 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Be still & kneel before the know-nothing Omnipotent One, Il Douche' Jr., may fleas be upon him.)
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To: bushpilot1; All

What do ya think ... does Obama's dual Citizenship affect his agenda, judgment, and decision-making as CinC?

If we have to go to war with an east African nation, how would that affect the CinC's agenda, judgment, and decision-making with America's interests?



27 posted on 04/28/2010 8:10:14 PM PDT by BP2 (I think, therefore I'm a conservative)
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To: bushpilot1

Yeah, Africa needs more weapons. Doesn’t the continent have enough bloodshed already?


28 posted on 04/28/2010 8:11:03 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: bushpilot1

Obama will send American dollars out of this country for any reason he can find. He believes that America has become wealthy by exploiting third world nations like those in Africa and Indonesia, where he grew up.

If Barack Obama and the Democrats are not removed from office in November America will soon become poor and weak. When we become weak enough all of the those who have hated us for so long will come for our blood.


29 posted on 04/28/2010 8:14:44 PM PDT by SkipW
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To: LucyT

In FY04, the initial year of the program, less than $500K was spent in Africa for mil-to-mil programs. Today the mil-to-mil program is the cornerstone of U.S. Africa Command’s engagement activities, with $6.3 million allocated (FY2010)


30 posted on 04/28/2010 8:23:04 PM PDT by bushpilot1
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To: BP2

For FY10, U.S. Africa Command has requested GPOI funding to support training programs to enhance the capabilities of the AU peacekeeping staff, the Economic Community of West African States, the Economic Community of Central African States, and the Southern African Development Community Standby Brigade Headquarters. We have also sought funding for designated member states’ tactical units pledged to the respective Regional Standby Brigades.

Addressing Conditions that Contribute to Instability

The U.S. military has a number of civil-military programs that promote good civil-military relations, provide military training benefits, and help develop the humanitarian capacity of African countries. They complement civilian development efforts and are closely coordinated with U.S. embassy country teams.


31 posted on 04/28/2010 8:27:36 PM PDT by bushpilot1
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To: bushpilot1

U.S. Army Africa (USARAF)

On 1 October 2009, the Secretary of the Army designated U.S. Army Africa as the Army Service Component Command (ASCC) to U.S. Africa Command. USARAF will be fully operational capable (FOC) as an ASCC in FY12, and has doubled in size during the last 15 months.

USARAF is heavily involved in the professional development of African land forces, which remain the dominant military force in most African states.

USARAF’s goal is to help transform our partners’ land forces into contributors to peace and stability, with the capabilities and capacities required to accomplish their missions in support of legitimate authority.

USARAF continues to forge cooperative relationships and enduring partnerships that contribute to self-sustaining African security capacity.

Key to USARAF’s success is collaborating with both military and non-military partners. USARAF is fostering new partnerships.


32 posted on 04/28/2010 8:31:41 PM PDT by bushpilot1
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To: bushpilot1

2011 FMF request totals for Africa are approximately $38 million, of which $14 million is allocated to Tunisia and Morocco. If we are to achieve our strategic objectives and avoid undesirable long-term consequences, we must fully fund our requested FMF commitment to the African continent. FMF is critical to accomplishing the United States’ mission in Africa and constitutes a long-term investment in critical relationships.

Inadequate funding of our FMF request or inconsistent year-to-year distribution can compromise our efforts, turn our partners towards other sources, and inhibit peacekeeping operations.

FMF is fundamental to our strategy of preventative rather than reactive response.


33 posted on 04/28/2010 8:36:18 PM PDT by bushpilot1
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To: Nachum

stealing more!


34 posted on 04/28/2010 8:45:44 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: bushpilot1

this is some budget money we can cut...now..if Obama is serious...


35 posted on 04/28/2010 8:46:29 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: LucyT; Fred Nerks; mojitojoe; STARWISE

He’s not fooling any of us.


36 posted on 04/28/2010 8:50:04 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: onyx

No he’s not ... and he hugged Giannoulias
today on his Stir Up Racial Division and
Hatred Tour.


37 posted on 04/28/2010 8:53:17 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

I know, he called the criminal bankster Democrat the “soon to be senator” during a stop in Quincy.


38 posted on 04/28/2010 8:56:26 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: Fred Nerks
Well, whoops! there goes the rest of Africa...50% muslim already, and bye bye Kenya. Arabs back in their element.

Ah, and there goes Europe. They'll be flanked on all sides.

39 posted on 04/28/2010 10:30:53 PM PDT by TheThinker (Communists: taking over the world one kooky doomsday scenerio at a time.)
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To: livius
Well, whoops! there goes the rest of Africa...50% muslim already, and bye bye Kenya. Arabs back in their element.

If Barry isn't a Muslim, than I am a baboon. Let's say I'm pretty confident.

40 posted on 04/28/2010 10:34:46 PM PDT by TheThinker (Communists: taking over the world one kooky doomsday scenerio at a time.)
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To: mojitojoe

The main reason I see zero raising the ante on aid to a bunch of third world shitholes is because he has a special place in his heart for his homeland.


41 posted on 04/29/2010 2:42:57 AM PDT by chilltherats (First, kill all the lawyers (now that they ARE the tyrants).......)
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To: bushpilot1

In order to be the president of the United States, you have to be a natural born citizen so your loyalties are to this country. If you were born in, say, Kenya, your loyalties would be for Africa.


42 posted on 04/29/2010 5:09:21 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: bushpilot1
Attention Journalism majors:
If some quantity "increases by" 100%, it doubles.
If it "increases by" 200%, it triples.
It must actually quadruple to "increase by" 300%.

Thus, Obama's spending increase in the ability for Africans to slaughter themselves rising from $8.2M to $25.5M is calculated this way:
25.5 - 8.2 = 17.3
17.3 / 8.2 (the difference divided by the original amount) = 2.1097 ~ an increase of 211%.

The new total is 311% of the original amount. It is not an increase of 311%.

Please, do some rudimentary research before writing your "facts", and learn some basic math. Please.

43 posted on 04/29/2010 5:22:48 AM PDT by Teacher317 (It's Islam)
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To: Teacher317

There is nothing in this world that is not subject to contradiction and dispute.


44 posted on 04/29/2010 5:58:05 AM PDT by bushpilot1
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Note: this topic is from 4/28/2010.
This is a re-ping. Included in Zero's list are Algeria, Chad, Libya, and Sudan.


45 posted on 06/03/2011 7:16:19 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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