posted on Dec, 25 2013 @ 03:17 AM
Not fast enough?
About 150 Marines arrived in Djibouti on Monday to be ready to quickly protect U.S. interests amid the growing South Sudan violence.
Oh wait. They are just there, "posturing", not to actually fight anyone, just to protect their "interests". Whew. For a minute there, I thought the
U.S. was about to get involved in something else, yet again. Without approval. But nope. Just "posturing", and they admit it!
“One of the lessons learned from the tragic events in Benghazi was that we needed to be better postured, in order to respond to developing or
crisis situations, if needed. These precautionary movements will allow us to do just that.”
Separately, the Wall Street Journal reported that the U.S. planned to introduce an emergency Security Council resolution Monday afternoon that
would allow the deployment of up to 5,000 additional international peacekeeping troops. Those tropes would primarily come from neighboring
Oops, I guess some people didn't get a Christmas while having to go police the world.
Damned if we do, damned if we don't.
U.N. OKs more troops in S. Sudan
(Someone mentioned the UN?)
The council's vote could nearly double the size of the U.N. peacekeeping force in the country, allowing for up to 12,500 military troops and
police to patrol there.
"There is no military solution to this conflict," Ban said, later adding that "in this season of peace, I urge the leaders of South Sudan to act
edit on 25-12-2013 by Libertygal because: (no reason given)