Skip to comments.U.N. Sends Rescue Helicopters to South Sudan as Crisis Worsens
Posted on 12/20/2013 11:34:36 AM PST by Pan_Yan
LONDON The United Nations said Friday that it had sent helicopters to rescue personnel from a base in South Sudan that came under lethal attack amid a worsening political crisis, and President Obama warned that South Sudan, the worlds youngest country, stands at the precipice.
The number of civilians seeking refuge in the United Nations other outposts there exceeds 30,000, and diplomats expressed fears about the potential for a civil war.
Britain, which began evacuating its citizens on Thursday, said Friday that it would send a second airplane to Juba, the capital. We strongly advise all British nationals in South Sudan to leave the country if they can do so safely, the Foreign Office said, adding that it might become more difficult to escape if the situation worsened. The United States offered similar advice to Americans and suspended operations at its embassy in Juba this week.
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Blackhawk Down Chapter II
Sudan is more dangerous than Iran.
Only a fool or our President would consider sending anything there.
All refugees need to be sent to South Africa.
Not to sound racist but what is wrong will all these black majority countries and their total failures
South Sudan is NOT Somalia and is Definitely NOT worse than Iran.
The Natives are restless.
You said it in your question.
Maybe he should make a fact-finding trip there.
Lets send in a few thousands advisers...
Africa has no history of democracy or republicanism. It was a stone age land of tribes and tribal kingdoms. Europeans didnt really care much about educating the general population of such things, and in the end a few lucky native men, whom studies overseas, gained power after independence by default because they were the only ones that weren’t completely clueless.
The power became intoxicating and soon almost every nation on the continent became a one-party strongman dictatorship with many having Marxist and Communist philosophies. After that it just became a slug match between armed thugs launching coups and counter-coups or civil wars to replace one power thug with another in order to loot the country, with sometime a free election mistakenly breaking out. The winner usually killed or overthrown.
Are these the same rescue helicopters that were sent to Benghazi?
What happened to make them intervene? did the mean old christians decide to fight back against genocide??
The Pentagon just announced it is sending 45 combat soldiers to Juba to protect Americans there.
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Posted on 12/21/2013 8:47:18 AM by ilovesarah2012
By now Obama is high as a kite on choom, who who the heck knows what he will do.
Why don’t we just send them an army of community organizers and pull the rest of our personnel and forces out?
Amen and AMEN !