USA To Spend $125 Million On Training African Militaries To Fight The WOT

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    hopefully this will help them out, as well as helping to bring greater stability to that part of the world.

     
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    "Also, an Algerian outfit called the Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat (GSPC), which pledged allegiance to Al Qaeda, took 32 European hostages in 2003. It reportedly received $6 million in ransom from the German government."

    Not surprising. Rather than aggressively fighting terror, the Germans negotiate and appease; thereby allowing German money to be used for new terrorist recruitment and weapons purchases.

    I hope that some of the African anti-terror forces being trained with the $125 million are used in Darfur to counter free roaming Islamic terrorists in that region.
     
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    Wonder how many malnourished children that $125M would feed?...

    UNICEF Treats Record Number of Sahel Children for Malnutrition
    December 12, 2012 — The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) says that aid agencies treated a record number of children in the Sahel region of West Africa for life-threatening severe acute malnutrition this year. Though many lives were saved, experts say that episodes of severe acute malnutrition in children have irreversible, life-long impacts on health, which are further compounded by widespread chronic malnutrition in the region.
     
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    This is gonna be an excuse more African countries will use as a means to getting money. Our government is full of idiots. Killing will not resolve any issues. The corruption in those countries need to end. Ending this military style aid will be for the better. I hate how we extend the fight. Why not just encourage resolutions for them, a solution to the problems.

    It's much better for a peaceful solution rather then make everyone fight each other in that region. That's why I hate what the military encourages there. There is something weird going on......they are putting these people against each other for a reason.....it's sickening.
     

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