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Children carry guns in U.S.-financed army

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posted on Jun, 14 2010 @ 09:19 AM
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Children carry guns in U.S.-financed army


www.msnbc.msn.com

Somali young combatants' wages may come from American taxpayers

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Awil Salah Osman prowls the streets of this shattered city, looking like so many other boys, with ripped-up clothes, thin limbs and eyes eager for attention and affection.

But Awil is different in two notable ways: he is shouldering a fully automatic, fully loaded Kalashnikov assault rifle; and he is working for a military that is substantially armed and financed by the United States.

“You!” he shout
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posted on Jun, 14 2010 @ 09:19 AM
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In Somalia, lives are lost quickly, and few want to take their chances with a moody 12-year-old.

The evolution of war!
First it was brainwash soldiers into thinking the enemy are animals.

Now, use children instead, as they haven't matured enough to understand right vs. wrong, especially in that environment.

This is the future people!


“These kids can be so easily brainwashed,” Mr. Ali said. “They don’t even have to be paid.”


This is very sad

Kids in parts of Africa with guns isn't something new, but it is new when a western govt. is funding them.

Judging from the article it seems that the U.S. has no intention of doing anything to change this either.

It's a tuff cookie though I admit.

But most people are fighting insurgents.
Most insurgents are people who fight against invaders.

Just get out of there America, Get Out!
Afghanistan and Iraq is one thing, that's just get out plain and simple.

I do admit, it's harder to get out of africa
But how long have we been there and what has changed?

Sooner or later we have to change our approach

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