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To: majormaturity
Sounds like it only takes 100 of our military to “whoop” a big bunch of theirs.

Theoretically our troops are only providing training and logistical support so there isn't supposed to be any 'whooping' coming from us. Don't underestimate the LRA even though they are diminished. They have survived 25 years of being chased by the armies of four or five nations. In 2005 the UN sent in a bunch of Guatemalan special forces who are accustomed to jungle fighting. They suffered heavy losses. Yes, I know our troops are better than Guatemalan troops. But I also remember Mogadishu and Beirut.

15 posted on 01/07/2012 4:19:29 PM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan

Excellent points. Especially since I remember 1960 when we only sent a few advisers to Viet Nam...I suppose I was gloating about haw far 100 of our advisers can go. Nonetheless, I think a lot of African countries are waking up to the realization that they have many things the world wants; so perhaps this is why we are there?


16 posted on 01/07/2012 4:29:27 PM PST by majormaturity
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To: Pan_Yan

This joint project, developed by Invisible Children and Resolve, marks the first time data surrounding the crisis has been comprehensively aggregated and made publicly available. http://www.lracrisistracker.com/#updates


18 posted on 01/07/2012 4:44:12 PM PST by anglian
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