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2009-03-04 Africa Subsaharan
Frederick Forsyth stumbles on G-Bissau drama
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Posted by john frum 2009-03-04 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6467 views ]  Top

#1 Forsyth has previously admitted helping to finance a 1973 coup attempt in another West African state, Equatorial Guinea.

Just a coincindence, or two, or three...nothing to see here.
Posted by Gabby 2009-03-04 12:14||   2009-03-04 12:14|| Front Page Top

#2 Sir Mark Thatcher, please pick up the white courtesy phone. Sir Mark Thatcher.
Posted by Besoeker  2009-03-04 12:54||   2009-03-04 12:54|| Front Page Top

#3 Is Guinea-Bissau one of those African countries that Mexican and South American drug smugglers use as a way station on their way to Europe? I read a story a while back about how they were using Ivory Coast that way and the money was corrupting the hell out of the local officials because the smugglers can carry more money in one suitcase than the entire annual GDP of some of these little African countries.
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2009-03-04 15:28||   2009-03-04 15:28|| Front Page Top

#4 Whatever you do, don't mention Trujillo...
Posted by mojo 2009-03-04 15:28||   2009-03-04 15:28|| Front Page Top

#5 Sir Mark Thatcher. Now that's a blast from the past. I had to look him up.
Posted by Seafarious 2009-03-04 15:59||   2009-03-04 15:59|| Front Page Top

#6 The Dogs of War, which chronicles a failed plan by a group of European mercenaries to topple the government of a fictional African country.

Incorrect. They succeeded.
Posted by Pappy 2009-03-04 22:21||   2009-03-04 22:21|| Front Page Top

#7 Good movie. One of Christopher Walken's early ones.
Posted by tu3031 2009-03-04 22:35||   2009-03-04 22:35|| Front Page Top

#8 needed more Cow Bell
Posted by Frank G 2009-03-04 22:53||   2009-03-04 22:53|| Front Page Top

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