France Said to Train Rwandans Before '94 Genocide

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    These are the guys that tried to prop up Saddam Hussein, want to sell weapons to the Chinese military, and support the PRC policy toward Taiwan. Yet they claim they are America's oldest ally. Who would want these guys as an ally? Tyranny lost a great friend when the Soviet Union fell, but it still has France.

     
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    I am not surprised. No European 'power' has the abyssmal record of France in Africa. UK was heavy handed, yet educated blacks. Not so France, they KNEW they were not only superior, but that blacks were MEANT to be lackeys.
     
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    I ll post a secret memorandum of the Clinton administration
    that highlights why it took so long to call it a genocide.

    The freedom of information act can be quite handy.

    In the secret memorandum it says thay labeling it genocide
    means they actually have to do something.

    This puts a spotlight on the Sudan dance where
    they first tried to avoid that label.
     
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    Nosarcasm is correct. The Clinton Administration knew what was happening in Rwanda and chose to do nothing. Clinton's behavior was black ethics and despicable. In this way, the Clinton Administration matched the African darkness of the Bush Administration, which has done nothing about Darfur. Some say, "it's not our fight." But injustice is always America's fight.

     
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    Dallaire's book "Shake Hands With The Devil" is probably one of the best documented accounts of what happened in Rwanda. I'd highly recommend it.



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    It is an incredibly heartbreaking book. Excellent read, but one of the darkest chapters of our modern history captured in the pain and anguish of one man.

    France and the US were both equally responsible for the events that happened in Rwanda,
    the French for training, arming and giving diplomatic cover to the Hutu Power terrorists
    the US for preventing other nations from taking action to stop the genocide, using deception, lies and blackmail.

    America was quite the rogue state under Bill Clinton.

    Of course had he not given up on Somalia and dishonored our dead there, Rwanda would never have happened because Hutu Power would have been stopped dead in its tracks.
     

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