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2013-01-16 Africa North
France military says Mali town Konna 'not recaptured'
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Posted by Fred 2013-01-16 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [227 views ]  Top
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#1 The Northern Alliance was a real army, with leaders that had spent years fighting the Soviets and then duking it out among themselves. It sounds like Mali's government troops are a shambles. Makes sense, given that its elite, most of them Tuaregs, defected to the rebels.

You gotta love the Pentagon's political correctness - if we train Malians on the basis of competence without any thought to the fact that most of the highly-competent are from the ethnic group with the separatist movement, the nation's different ethnic groups will all hold hands and sing "We are the world". Lo and behold - as soon as the rebels start making serious advances, the US-trained Tuareg troops defect. It would be even more amusing if they were working hand-in-glove all along.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2013-01-16 00:43||   2013-01-16 00:43|| Front Page Top

#2 "But Volkswagon named a car after them..."
Posted by Dopey Sinatra9196 2013-01-16 16:38||   2013-01-16 16:38|| Front Page Top

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