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2009-03-04 Africa North
Mali, Niger nomadic tribes join fight against al-Qaeda
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Posted by Fred 2009-03-04 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6464 views ]  Top
 File under: al-Qaeda in North Africa 

#1 looking for the handouts like pakistain has been getting for years for nothin
Posted by rabid whitetail 2009-03-04 19:22||   2009-03-04 19:22|| Front Page Top

#2 Not really.

Some Malian forces have been US trained, mostly at the battalion level and below. They've gotten some support equipment, like radios. They just got done fighting against some Touareg elements; their securing agreements with the tribes is laudable and of their own doing.

Frankly, you'd be better off sticking comments about legalising marijuana. Judging by your posts, at least you'd be talking as an expert.
Posted by Pappy 2009-03-04 22:02||   2009-03-04 22:02|| Front Page Top

#3 Ouch! That's going to leave a mark.
Posted by Trader_DFW 2009-03-04 22:31||   2009-03-04 22:31|| Front Page Top

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