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In Somalia, U.S. weapons end up in al-Qaeda hands

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posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 09:17 PM
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In Somalia, U.S. weapons end up in al-Qaeda hands


www.theglobeandmail.com

As the Somalia conflict spirals into a new proxy war between al-Qaeda and the United States, there is mounting evidence that U.S. weapons and Somali soldiers are ending up under the control of Islamic terrorists, Somali politicians say.

The United States has pumped at least 40 tonnes of weapons into Somalia in recent months to help the government fight the Islamic warriors who are linked to al-Qaeda. But the Somali army is so weak and ill-trained that its soldiers have begun defecting to the
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Related News Links:
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www.somaliawatch.org




posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 09:18 PM
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ummmm ya
I'm sorry, but how often does this happen?
Answer = WAY TOO OFTEN!


Washington's attempt to prop up the Somali government with a flow of arms is a futile gesture because there is not enough training and support for its soldiers

Trying to prop up a Govt. with arms = Disgusting!

For those that don't know, yes the U.S. HAS invaded Somalia
news.antiwar.com...

But.... Why? Why Invade Somalia?

Here's an interesting perspective


Far beneath the surface of the tragic drama of Somalia, four major U.S. oil companies are quietly sitting on a prospective fortune in exclusive concessions to explore and exploit tens of millions of acres of the Somali countryside.
www.somaliawatch.org...



Oil is such a curse to this planet beyond belief!


www.theglobeandmail.com
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posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 10:00 PM
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Gee imagine that,our gov interfering with another coutry's political stability so the elite can get their oil blood/money.
The bunch of goons that controls the weapon shipments and what country they are sent to, knew very well that this would happen. Thats what they want , caass.



posted on Sep, 18 2009 @ 10:28 PM
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you find it surprising that U.S. weapons got into the hands of al-Queida? Who do you think has been supplying them with their weapons and money? The U.S. of A!

And with the invasion of Somalia, there probably is oil their country, we haven't started drilling their yet (that we know of). more mone for the rich at the expense of others.

It all just sickens me....



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