Skip to comments.The Trouble In Timbuktu (More Wilsonian Intervention Failure)
Posted on 05/10/2012 9:22:33 AM PDT by C19fan
Life in Timbuktu is changing quickly. Five weeks ago, this ancient city in northern Mali fell to Taureg rebels who sought an independent homeland. They were helped by at least one al Qaeda-linked Islamist group. Today, the Islamists rule the city alone. The bearded men are the new masters of the Azawad region. The MNLA [Taureg rebel group] are in second place, said a former tourism worker.
The crisis in Mali was sparked when well-equipped soldiers who had fought for Qaddafi in Libya invaded northern Mali, routing government troops and establishing a foothold in the northern deserts.
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Can you imagine what would happen to our unemployment rate if our troops weren’t being sent all over the world chasing someone else’s globalist fantasies.
And...millions if not billions of dollars worth of sophisticated weaponry has ‘gone missing’ and into the hands of these crazed muzzies. Thanks again Obama! God save this Republic!
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