Skip to comments.U.S. sends trainers for Mali-bound force
Posted on 01/21/2013 2:24:18 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee
The United States has dispatched about 100 military trainers to six nations that will contribute troops to a pan-African force being prepared for deployment to Mali, the State Department said Friday.
The initial U.S. trainers will discuss training and equipping and deployment needs of those countries in the interest of getting them ready to go into Mali, spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said.
The training mission in Niger, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Togo and Ghana is the largest U.S. involvement to date in preparations for the African force, which is being assembled by the 15-nation Economic Community of West African States, or ECOWAS.
The United States also has promised to help fly equipment and troops for the force into Mali. That effort may involve U.S. aircraft but could also be done with Nigerian, South African or outside commercial aircraft paid for by the United States. . .
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And....so it begins again. Our men and women being thrown to the wolves for no real purpose at all other than a political show.
These African animals really don’t want us to involve ourselves in their drive to establish a caliphate, just like the Viet Nam people didn’t really want to freed from the communists.
We wasted a huge amount of American life to save them from themselves and the time has come to let them sink or swim.
Obama’s building his extra-legal international force.
He’ll have ready, willing, able and American-armed “peace keepers” to bring to the USA when he needs to put down a rebellion.
Train? Point shoot kill!
Type a memo!
What about permission from the UN?
MSM complaints about quagmire?
Don’t any of those nations in Europe have trainers?
The USA is already doing too much in the world (and often to Europe’s benefit); time for Europe to start doing something
(and 100 trainers wouldn’t be too much to ask them to contribute?)
TICK - TICK - TICK.....
They always lie to the American people by calling them “trainers” at the beginning. We are wise to that now.
We sent “trainers” to Viet Nam.
The rest is history.
Glad to see I’m not the only one thinking we’ve seen this before.
In Viet Nam it was Advisors so I guess now they have been demoted!
How many Advisors have been killed in Afghanistan by trainees!
Will we ever learn???
Will we come full circle and need Trainers in the USA!
Trainers. Swell. Here we go again. Come quickly, Lord Jesus!
And COWBOY OBAMA is at it again...