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Obama said the guardsmen would "augment the active forces in support of Operation United Assistance, providing humanitarian assistance and consequence management related to the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the West Africa region" in a letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio), the Hill reported.
originally posted by: Night Star
What are they gonna do, shoot the disease down?
originally posted by: Hellas
Humanitarian assistance. Is that what the National Guard is for? In a foreign country? And what does 'Consequence Management' mean? You do as I say or else..?
originally posted by: ~Lucidity
a reply to: Hellas
No it's not invading. It's pandemic control, if it even comes to that, which in my opinion it should and should have a long time ago.
Also, these countries have been askng for help for awhile now, haven't they? It's not invading if you are asked to come and welcomed.