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    Re: US Sending Troops to South Sudan

    Quote Originally Posted by Fenton View Post
    Anyone want to offer up a Objective opinion on why so many African Countries are so corrupt and mismanaged ?
    Usually when a CON asked for an 'objective' opinion he usually means one agreeing with his opinion.

    Many factors line up for why Africa was the nursery of mankind but utterly unable to produce a competitive advanced civilization to keep the Europeans from carving the continent up like a Christmas goose. Those powers divided the continent up not according to tribe or affiliation but by vague maps using rivers as boundaries instead of focal points. Throw in the great powers keeping the continent divided in their world wide power struggle, the people divided both with-in tribes and social classes, it was messy. Then a cold war where neither super power cared about the character of the general they backed, just if he was a Marxist tyrant or capitalist one.

    These days countries without resources we wish to exploit sit in benign neglect, those with resources we demand follow the same old pattern of we supporting the guy who grants our corporations sweet trade deals. I'd say while all humans can trace a line back to Africa, a lack of a strong linage in more modern times hinders it's development.

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    Re: US Sending Troops to South Sudan

    Quote Originally Posted by Fenton View Post
    Anyone want to offer up a Objective opinion on why so many African Countries are so corrupt and mismanaged ?
    its a simple answer, having african run africa is like having a bunch of 10 year olds running the grade school they attend, if anybody wants to argue just show me one african country that isnt a complete and utter chaotic and violent mess.and if you want you want,can throw haiti on to that pile also.

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    Re: US Sending Troops to South Sudan

    Quote Originally Posted by hifijohn View Post
    its a simple answer, having african run africa is like having a bunch of 10 year olds running the grade school they attend, if anybody wants to argue just show me one african country that isnt a complete and utter chaotic and violent mess.and if you want you want,can throw haiti on to that pile also.
    In other words, any nation that is populated by N****s.

    Is that really what you wanted to say?
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    Re: US Sending Troops to South Sudan

    Quote Originally Posted by hifijohn View Post
    its a simple answer, having african run africa is like having a bunch of 10 year olds running the grade school they attend, if anybody wants to argue just show me one african country that isnt a complete and utter chaotic and violent mess.and if you want you want,can throw haiti on to that pile also.
    Gladly. South Africa.
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    Re: US Sending Troops to South Sudan

    Quote Originally Posted by hifijohn View Post
    its a simple answer, having african run africa is like having a bunch of 10 year olds running the grade school they attend, if anybody wants to argue just show me one african country that isnt a complete and utter chaotic and violent mess.and if you want you want,can throw haiti on to that pile also.
    South Africa was doing alright until 1990.

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    Re: US Sending Troops to South Sudan

    Quote Originally Posted by APACHERAT View Post
    South Africa was doing alright until 1990.
    It's easier to do 'alright' when you only have to concern yourself with maintaining a proper standard of living for 12-15% of the population while exploiting the labor and resources of the rest of the country.

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    Re: US Sending Troops to South Sudan

    Quote Originally Posted by Sherman123 View Post
    It's easier to do 'alright' when you only have to concern yourself with maintaining a proper standard of living for 12-15% of the population while exploiting the labor and resources of the rest of the country.
    All of the extremely high crime and corruption in South Africa today can be directly linked to the corrupt and incompetent ANC (African National Congress) who have been in power since 1994. That's the same ANC that was listed as a terrorist organization and was allied with the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

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    Re: US Sending Troops to South Sudan

    Why the hell do we continue to have personnel in hell-holes such as that? All of this can be avoided by leaving the rest of the world to their own devices.

    I'll tell you one thing, our financial woes would disappear if we stopped playing uncle war-bucks for all the forsaken places on this planet.

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    Their African intellectuals should be given a say in how to keep it together rather than fight with one another. Decision makers should not only rely on stupid, brave, corrupt generals.
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    Re: US Sending Troops to South Sudan

    The real reason why the U.S. is suddenly so interested:

    South Sudan oil fields could be targeted, says Sudan

    December 23, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s foreign minister, Ali Ahmed Karti, has acknowledged that oil fields in South Sudan could be affected by the ongoing crisis and didn’t rule out that oil facilities in Unity state capital of Bentiu could be targeted by the conflicting parties.
    We don't do anything unless it serves us.

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