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    Re: Us military aircraft hit in s. Sudan

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    Ah... so lessons of Iraq and Afghanistan weren't learned yet. Swell...
    We will have it all under control in mere decades, don't worry be happy - support your local defense contractor.
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    Re: Us military aircraft hit in s. Sudan

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    We will have it all under control in mere decades, don't worry be happy - support your local defense contractor.
    No, I refuse!

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    Re: Us military aircraft hit in s. Sudan

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    WTF are we doing in South Sudan?

    Protecting our embassy, from the sounds of it. Or should we not have an embassy there and leave a fledgling nation to the wolves?
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    Re: Us military aircraft hit in s. Sudan

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    Nation building and peace keeping, of course.
    Yeah, nation building with FORTY FIVE troops.
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    Re: Us military aircraft hit in s. Sudan

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    Yeah, nation building with FORTY FIVE troops.
    But they are under fire so we must send 45,000 to restore order. Remember that the 9/11/2001 terror attack required 19 "troops" but our response was hardly proportional.
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    Re: Us military aircraft hit in s. Sudan

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    Protecting our embassy, from the sounds of it. Or should we not have an embassy there and leave a fledgling nation to the wolves?
    So our purpose there is to save a fledgling nation from ... who or what? Again... apparently we are the stupidest mother****ers known in all history for not learning lessons after decades of war "saving" other nations.
    “I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being proposed here, he’d agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute.” - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.


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    Re: Us military aircraft hit in s. Sudan

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    Cool. Lets have another WAR.
    Maybe they can join up with the French in Mali and the Central African Republic, and get an Africa-wide war going on.

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    Re: Us military aircraft hit in s. Sudan

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    WTF are we doing in South Sudan?








    Sounds like we are getting shot and bleeding.

    That hurts

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    Re: Us military aircraft hit in s. Sudan

    I'm curious about two things:

    1. Since the Sudan, and the breakaway regions of South Sudan are landlocked, did the US government seek and receive clearance from the administration of both countries, as well as from other nations whose airspace they had to cross, for military aircraft to fly through and into their air space?

    2. I distinctly recall, during the discussions about the terrorist attack in Benghazi, that those who defended the administration and the state department claimed quite vociferously that the US does not use military troops to guard or defend US embassies around the world and that it would have been impossible or highly irregular to have US military in Benghazi at the consolate, or in Tripoli at the embassy, protecting Ambassador Stephens. I could be wrong, but wouldn't the American Ambassador in a country like Libya, just recently bombed into submission by NATO led and US backed forces be a more volatile place, a more important national security issue, and more in need of 45 or however many troops, than Bor, South Sudan which 99.9% of the world's population knows nothing about and cares about even less?
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    Re: Us military aircraft hit in s. Sudan

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    Ah... so lessons of Iraq and Afghanistan weren't learned yet. Swell...
    All of those who learned the lessons were fired by Obama and replaced with second rate people.

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