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Originally posted by OrNaM3nT
over Iraq , start Iran/Syria ?
Originally posted by FlyersFan
I've got more important things to do then to watch and listen to the rhetoric and lies that these pawns on the chess board spew forth. I'm going to cook a pot of spaghetti for the family for dinner, and perhaps do some christmas stocking shopping .... MUCH more important and definately less frustrating.
Originally posted by Jepic
That's right! Go back to your own life. Don't take interest in international news.
All that matters is you and your neighbourhood.
Originally posted by DerepentLEstranger
reply to post by rubbertramp
the real reason for the pullout is that starting jan 1
iraq's "liberators" will no longer be above Iraqi law, immunity for occupation soldiers will be revoked.
no more get out of jail free cards for looters and rapists, the "party" is over.
Make no mistake about it, there is an Obama Doctrine—but you won’t hear about it from the man himself. That’s because it’s a “doctrine of silence,” writes Roger Cohen in the New York Times. “America has decided that conventional wars of uncertain outcome in Iraq and Afghanistan are a bad way to fight terrorists and that far cheaper, more precise tools for eliminating enemies”—like drones and cyberwarfare—“are preferable.” In choosing this approach, President Obama has picked the lesser of two evils, Cohen asserts.
US troops had deployed to Obo in the Central African Republic and Nzara in South Sudan, where Uganda's army has forward bases to battle the rebel group, Kulayigye said, but gave no details of the numbers of troops sent.
Some of the US troops staged a training exercise Tuesday with Ugandan airforce crews in Entebbe, about 35 kilometres (21 miles) west of the capital Kampala, on how to package supplies to be air dropped to frontline troops.
Previously Uganda had to rely on supplies being ferried in by helicopter to specified landing sites but will now be able to be resupplied without having to return to base, Kulayigye said.
A US official, speaking to AFP here on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to talk to the press, confirmed that some troops had arrived in affected areas but could not say where exactly the troops were located.