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    U.S. Considers Seeking Congressional Backing for Operations Against Extremists.

    WASHINGTON—Military counterterrorism officials are seeking more capability to pursue extremist groups in Africa and elsewhere that they believe threaten the U.S., and the Obama administration is considering asking Congress to approve expanded authority to do it.

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    Mooslamics desecratin' graves, tearin' up shrines, tombs in Timbuktu...
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    UN OKs military action to oust al-Qaida in Mali
    December 21, 2012 — The U.N. Security Council on Thursday authorized military action to wrest northern Mali from the control of al-Qaida-linked extremists but demanded progress first on political reconciliation, elections and training African troops and police.
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    23 December 2012 - The Salafists of Ansar Dine condemn the veneration of saints
     
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    Gotta' chase KONY who hasn't been seen in 5 years.

    Don't worry though, dumbed down Americans will go along with it.
     
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    Mali becoming the next Afghanistan...
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    Mali on Brink of Becoming a Terrorist Safe Haven
    December 24, 2012 - African and world leaders say they will not let Mali become a terrorist safe haven, a failed state, a so-called "Afghanistan" in the Sahel. The U.N. Security Council has backed a regional military deployment to Mali next year to deal with an ongoing political crisis in the capital and help the Malian army retake the north from Islamist militants. Will 2013 be the year that Mali pulls back from the brink? If so, at what cost?
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    Al-Qaida carves out own country in Mali
    Dec 31,`12 -- Deep inside caves, in remote desert bases, in the escarpments and cliff faces of northern Mali, Islamic fighters are burrowing into the earth, erecting a formidable set of defenses to protect what has essentially become al-Qaida's new country.
     

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