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Teams from a US Army brigade heading to 35 African nations to beef up anti-terror training
FOX/AP ^ | December 24, 2012 | Staff

Posted on 12/27/2012 9:30:53 AM PST by yoe

Edited on 12/27/2012 9:40:59 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

A U.S. Army brigade will begin sending small teams into as many as 35 African nations early next year, part of an intensifying Pentagon effort to train countries to battle extremists. The teams will be limited to training and equipping efforts, and won't be permitted to conduct military operations without specific, additional approval from the secretary of defense.


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KEYWORDS: alqaeda; alqaida; iran; israel; kenyanbornmuzzie; waronterror; wot
Obama is cutting back on all things military yet he deploys more troops to both Africa and perhaps Syria, surely on that border....remember the Advisers sent to Vietnam in the beginning of that conflict? Few ever returned home as the war escalated the "Adviser" became the field commander...........Africa? Uhuru comes to mind...who asked us to become involved in their affairs...the United Nations "workers" have their own history of sex & slave trading......What ON EARTH ARE WE DOING SENDING ADVISERS TO THAT NATION?
1 posted on 12/27/2012 9:30:58 AM PST by yoe
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To: yoe

One reason, China. This is to offset the Chinese move into Africa, though we will hear the usual human rights propaganda. Hey its good for the MI complex, next thing you know the security contractors will be getting a piece of this pie.


2 posted on 12/27/2012 9:34:27 AM PST by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: yoe
What ON EARTH ARE WE DOING SENDING ADVISERS TO THAT NATION?

Doing as we're told.
3 posted on 12/27/2012 9:34:37 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: yoe

“No military operations...”

Think I heard that before. Some place named Viet Nam, wasn’t it? Just advisors, no war, no more troops, no problems.


4 posted on 12/27/2012 9:34:58 AM PST by RonInNaples
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To: junta

So the Code Pinks are going under the bus with the greenies.
Fascinating. Better get the heck outta Michigan before Michael Moore’s head explodes.


5 posted on 12/27/2012 9:35:47 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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Just impose gun control on ‘em, Barry. That’ll fix it.


6 posted on 12/27/2012 9:38:08 AM PST by llevrok (ObamaLand - Where young people go to retire.)
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To: RonInNaples
...part of an intensifying Pentagon effort to train countries to battle extremists...

Yup. Echo of 1961, the year I was drafted.

7 posted on 12/27/2012 9:42:47 AM PST by shove_it (the 0bama regime are the people Huxley, Orwell and Rand warned us about)
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To: yoe

I wish they would stop using the word extremist and just say Islam. We need to identify the enemy first. The so called extremist are just following the tenets of Islam to the letter, nothing extreme about it.


8 posted on 12/27/2012 10:05:56 AM PST by USAF80
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To: yoe

***A U.S. Army brigade will begin sending small teams into as many as 35 African nations early next year,***

Should not this be taken on by the Brits and French? They have had more influence in Africa than the US.


9 posted on 12/27/2012 10:08:35 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (REOPEN THE CLOSED MENTAL INSTITUTIONS! Damn the ACLU!)
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To: yoe

“Smallish military footprint” , “no military operations”:

Sound familiar? Somalia, right? Good intentions, and no AC-130’s, cuz that, “looks bad”.

Distribution of food, then mission creep, then Blackhawk Down, and no way to extricate our boys from the huge mess. And anti-American feelings, all around.

Same with Bengazi —”Let’s cut our losses here, let’s tie it off”.

THE AIM IS REDISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH, but it will end like MOGADISHU.


10 posted on 12/27/2012 10:13:48 AM PST by gaijin
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To: yoe

Must be some Muslims needing a hand in Africa(?)


11 posted on 12/27/2012 10:17:42 AM PST by The Duke
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

By all rights the European’s should be bearing more than 50% of this effort. I have mixed feelings. There is a 100% probability that Mali, Niger, Most of Nigeria, Will all be taken over by Islamic extremists and their warlords if the West does not act, but it looks like the only country that will shoulder the effort is the US. It puts us back, eventually, into a shooting war, because the Nations threatened just will not be able to come up with a stable non-corrupt govt or Army to do the job. We don’t need another war.
The European’s have the most to loose..further loss of control of borders means more illegals. Loss of control of those territories mean loss of natural resources..oil and uranium. Also it means more drug smuggling, which is already happening.


12 posted on 12/27/2012 10:20:18 AM PST by Oldexpat
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To: yoe
whatever the global elite see as a hurdle in their quest for absolute world wide domination, the obozo and team are obviously willing to accommodate their orders to sick the US military on any and all obstacles to aid in the elite's quest. And it doesn't cost them a dime but it costs us billions. If I were in the US military today........... I would refuse to belong to the US military under this POS in the WH and the spineless PsOS in the congress. If I were in a military today, its sole purpose would have to be to honor God and our founding fathers by strictly and fully reinstating the original Constitution of the United States and enforcing its laws.
13 posted on 12/27/2012 10:22:14 AM PST by drypowder
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To: yoe

So they are going to continue their successful Libyan operation to 35 more African nations. Better hire some more ambassadors.


14 posted on 12/27/2012 10:50:48 AM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: yoe

What are we doing helping Africa secure itself? I don’t care about their countries. Not enough that a young American should die over it. And not eough to borrow money from China to pay for.

Every dime spent there should be spent on securing American school children.


15 posted on 12/27/2012 11:11:36 AM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: Oldexpat; The Duke

“...There is a 100% probability that Mali, Niger, Most of Nigeria, Will all be taken over by Islamic extremists and their warlords if the West does not act,..”

BHO2 is not sending our military advisers to that continent to prevent the spread of Islam. Far from it.

BHO2 has been an avowed Marxist-Leninist since his days at Occidental College. He is an atheist, and only a Muslim or Christian when it is politically expedient.

He used the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) to destroy whatever emerging capitalist markets existed in North Africa and the Middle East, an aim also of the MB. We will see millions starve in the near future, as nations like Egypt, which used money from tourists and the sale of natural gas to Israel, to buy food on the international markets. They no longer have that income.

So, we will probably find ourselves butting heads with the Chinese in Africa, who are interested in opening up commercial relationships now to provide raw material to their home industries, and later use the existing business relationship for international political maneuvering.

The Muslims will spread out over Africa like a plague of locusts.

BHO2 is a dangerous man and not just to us.


16 posted on 12/27/2012 11:12:16 AM PST by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: Oldexpat; The Duke

“...There is a 100% probability that Mali, Niger, Most of Nigeria, Will all be taken over by Islamic extremists and their warlords if the West does not act,..”

BHO2 is not sending our military advisers to that continent to prevent the spread of Islam. Far from it.

BHO2 has been an avowed Marxist-Leninist since his days at Occidental College. He is an atheist, and only a Muslim or Christian when it is politically expedient.

He used the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) to destroy whatever emerging capitalist markets existed in North Africa and the Middle East, an aim also of the MB. We will see millions starve in the near future, as nations like Egypt, which used money from tourists and the sale of natural gas to Israel, to buy food on the international markets. They no longer have that income.

So, we will probably find ourselves butting heads with the Chinese in Africa, who are interested in opening up commercial relationships now to provide raw material to their home industries, and later use the existing business relationship for international political maneuvering.

The Muslims will spread out over Africa like a plague of locusts.

BHO2 is a dangerous man and not just to us.


17 posted on 12/27/2012 11:12:35 AM PST by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: Oldexpat

Europeans at 50%? I don’t remember ANY American colonies in Africa. I don’t remember us causing ANY of the problems there. Somalia was a soviet client state. Yet, we decided to clean up the mess for some nutty reason.


18 posted on 12/27/2012 11:17:11 AM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: Oldexpat

Europeans at 50%? How about Europe doing 100% of the work? Why is it a problem for Americans? I don’t remember ANY American colonies in Africa. I don’t remember us causing ANY of the problems there. Somalia was a soviet client state. Yet, we decided to clean up the mess for some nutty reason.


19 posted on 12/27/2012 11:18:13 AM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: SatinDoll

Id honestly rather see the Chinese all over Africa than us or Europe. They want to agressively mine, drill, cut timber, farm crops, build dams, develop water, etc.
The Chinese brook absolutely no BS from the moslems if they want to hurt commerce. Heck, Chinese men are also happy to find wives there. And the Chinese don’t believe in global warming either.

All we send to Africa is female college students who want to teach conflict resolution and condom use for 6 months, and solar powered laptops. Don’t believe me, spend a day or two on a college campus and ask kids about working in Africa. We send kids with no useful skill set.
If Africa counted on us for economic development, they’d be screwed.


20 posted on 12/27/2012 11:28:26 AM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: yoe

Send all the food stamp people to Afghanistan. That would release the Special Forces to do their job.


21 posted on 12/27/2012 11:41:32 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: DesertRhino

The female American college students can teach them about how to celebrate Kwanzaa.


22 posted on 12/27/2012 11:50:39 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

The French are hated and the Brits are broke.


23 posted on 12/27/2012 11:56:06 AM PST by RitchieAprile (the obstreperous gentleman..)
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To: TurboZamboni
The female American college students can teach them about how to celebrate Kwanzaa.

ROTFLMAO!!!!

24 posted on 12/27/2012 12:59:38 PM PST by DBeers (†)
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To: yoe
Can't we just send more diplomats and sing campfire songs?
Bush is a warmonger always trying to start a war and kill people.
Terrorists are people to.


/s

25 posted on 12/27/2012 1:06:43 PM PST by MaxMax (Gun free zones was the invitation to gun bans)
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To: Oldexpat

For any Freepers that are in the dark, US military have “recently” been sent on TDY programs to beef up our African “allies”. The jobs look like a variation of “meals on Wheels” but, in my opinion, it is really about having boots on the ground to prepare the field of battle. Guys from work who are in the national guard or reserves have been sent there for 2 years.


26 posted on 12/27/2012 2:19:19 PM PST by q_an_a (the more laws the less justice)
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To: The Duke
Must be some Muslims needing a hand in Africa(?)

I'm trying to figure out obama is going to use this to install the Muzzlem Brotherhood in every country in Africa. You know that has to be his end goal. Maybe he can just proclaim that all non-muzzlems are the terrorists.

27 posted on 12/27/2012 3:06:59 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

France does have about 3500 troops scattered around in Africa.


28 posted on 12/27/2012 3:25:32 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney--guns not for recreation or self-defense"sole purpose of hunting down and killing people".)
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To: yoe

This guy won a peace prize?

He’s beginning to make Bush Jr. look like Ghandi.


29 posted on 12/27/2012 3:38:52 PM PST by Delta Dawn (The whole truth.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks yoe.

https://www.google.com/search?q=al-qaida%20in%20africa

and

Iran Deploys Troops, Ballistic Missiles To Eritrea
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2145621/posts

Israelis warn of Eritrea flashpoint
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2232637/posts

Report: Israeli Spy Satellites Spot Iranian Ship Being Loaded With Rockets For Gaza
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2962791/posts


30 posted on 12/27/2012 4:54:27 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: TurboZamboni

“The female American college students can teach them about how to celebrate Kwanzaa”

Only the WHITE ones though.


31 posted on 12/27/2012 6:34:58 PM PST by Wisconsinlady (The only thing to stop a bad person with a gun, is a good person with a gun.)
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To: yoe
Bungle in the Jungle... BOHICA!!!
32 posted on 12/27/2012 6:36:07 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: SatinDoll

SatinDoll, I agree with your analysis in post 16/17.

Obunga is using the military to facilitate the Muslim takeover of these countries, not to stop it.


33 posted on 12/27/2012 6:53:42 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: SatinDoll

Zero making sure that ALL Christians in Africa will be persecuted.


34 posted on 12/27/2012 6:54:21 PM PST by SisterK (My kingdom is NOT of this world)
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To: DesertRhino

Liberia was as close to an American colony as we came.


35 posted on 12/29/2012 10:56:39 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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