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Posted by Fred 2013-01-15 00:00||
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File under: al-Qaeda in North Africa
#1 Are Ethnic Tuareg separatists now the [picking winners and losers] winners de jour? Interesting how we're suddenly 'all in' with the French concerning a situation which has been brewing quietly for years. If only Mooomar, could tell us where his guns have gotten off to. I'm sure we'll learn much more from the Hildebeast's upcoming testimony.
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-15 00:58||
#2 Tuaregs have made the startling discovery that the enemy of your enemy sometimes isn't your friend. Sometimes he's a worse enemy.
Posted by Fred 2013-01-15 10:23||
#3 Are Ethnic Tuareg separatists now the [picking winners and losers] winners de jour?
More likely attempting to achieve their objective by any means necessary. Sometimes that means aligning with the unsavory (e.g. Stalin in WWII, or Dostum in AFG).
Posted by Pappy 2013-01-15 12:01||
#4 Is it just me, or is anyone else suddenly seeing a mental image of Mussolini's Boyz in WW2 getting the arses kicked by primitive Ethiopians + skirt-wearing Greeks???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-01-15 18:23||