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Obama calls for peace as Hagel orders US support in Central African Republic mission
Fox News ^ | 12/09/13

Posted on 12/09/2013 11:09:22 AM PST by Sopater

Breaking on Fox. Headline only

DEFENSE SECRETARY HAGEL ORDERS US MILITARY TO TRANSPORT BURUNDIAN TROOPS TO CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC AMID CONFLICT

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: africa; burundi; car; christianpersecution; hagel; hagelisanidiot; secdefhagel
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1 posted on 12/09/2013 11:09:22 AM PST by Sopater
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To: Sopater

Now the US Armed Forces are the taxi service to the world.


2 posted on 12/09/2013 11:11:00 AM PST by AU72
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To: Sopater

I believe we already have about 5000 troops there.


3 posted on 12/09/2013 11:11:56 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Sopater

DEFENSE SECRETARY HAGEL = Valerie Jarrett................


4 posted on 12/09/2013 11:12:26 AM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: Sacajaweau

Are we leaving Afghanistan yet!!!!!!!!!!!!


5 posted on 12/09/2013 11:12:42 AM PST by angcat
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To: Sacajaweau

Don’t worry the French just upped their total troops to 1500 - That should do it!


6 posted on 12/09/2013 11:14:11 AM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Sopater; All

One side of this fight is Muzzie and the other side is Christian correct? If so which side are we being a taxi service for?


7 posted on 12/09/2013 11:14:39 AM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11) Hey, Harry Reid.. 1-800-318-2596!)
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To: Sopater

Maybe the French and Burundians will kill the Mohammedans down to the last one in the Central African Republic—but then maybe not.


8 posted on 12/09/2013 11:15:17 AM PST by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: Sopater

Meaning what???


9 posted on 12/09/2013 11:15:17 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: ColdOne

It’s the new Rwandan Response. The world ignored the Rwandan genocide and it ended up making the civilized world look bad. So now we have to make sure we(the First World) keep skin in the game.


10 posted on 12/09/2013 11:16:55 AM PST by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/12/09/pentagon-weighs-sending-us-support-to-central-african-republic-amid-violence/


11 posted on 12/09/2013 11:17:33 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Sopater
A little known fact is that most nations have reduced their defense budgets so far that the U.S. is one of the few countries left that has invested in and maintains transport/logistical infrastructure. We had to transport French troops in Mali and have done quite a few missions for NATO troops in Afghanistan. Left alone, most nations could not support a military force outside of their borders with the exception of the U.S., Japan, China, India, Australia, Israel, and a few others.
12 posted on 12/09/2013 11:17:55 AM PST by aegiscg47
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To: Sopater

:) You voted for these clowns, America. Can you believe it?


13 posted on 12/09/2013 11:18:01 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: AU72

next Bammy will build them a high speed train.

Departing from the UN in NYC.


14 posted on 12/09/2013 11:18:27 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Sopater
"They are slaughtering us like chickens," said Appolinaire Donoboy, a Christian whose family remained in hiding.
15 posted on 12/09/2013 11:19:42 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (Revelation 6:10)
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To: Red_Devil 232

It’s fashionable to rip on French troops on FR, granted . . . but their performance in Africa of late leaves nothing to scoff at . . . .


16 posted on 12/09/2013 11:21:36 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: Sopater

didn’t helping the french out of a bad situation get us into viet nam?


17 posted on 12/09/2013 11:22:20 AM PST by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Sopater

Another group of Moslems run amok no doubt.


18 posted on 12/09/2013 11:22:29 AM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Sopater

WHAAAAT??? I guess O is just bowing to every one these days….except for Christians. They can be slaughtered with impunity


19 posted on 12/09/2013 11:22:58 AM PST by Nifster
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To: Sopater

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/12/09/pentagon-weighs-sending-us-support-to-central-african-republic-amid-violence/?intcmp=latestnews


20 posted on 12/09/2013 11:24:29 AM PST by Sopater (Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? - Matthew 20:15a)
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To: Sopater

would these be the Hutu or the Tutsi Burundians I wonder?


21 posted on 12/09/2013 11:24:47 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Visit http://icantenroll.com/ In Glitch We Trust....;o})
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To: SoFloFreeper

>> You voted for these clowns, America. Can you believe it?

Hey! I didn’t vote for *these* clowns.

Instead *I* voted for the Two Stooges (McCain and Romney). Three stooges, if you count W.

It sucks to always have to choose between the Joker and the Penguin.


22 posted on 12/09/2013 11:25:14 AM PST by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

From that article it looks like the Christians are trying to take their country back from Muslim rebels (now Muslim rebel is president). ??? Are we going to be fighting for Muslim who overthrew the Christian president????


23 posted on 12/09/2013 11:26:04 AM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Irenic

Luckily France is there to stop Obama and McCain from supporting the terrorists. But I don’t know if the French will stay.


24 posted on 12/09/2013 11:30:43 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (Revelation 6:10)
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To: Red_Devil 232

1500 rifles cheap... never fired... dropped once.


25 posted on 12/09/2013 11:31:16 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Sopater
The Nation of Burundi must prevail!....Oh wait, that's Zamunda, never mind.....


26 posted on 12/09/2013 11:31:57 AM PST by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: Red_Devil 232

What, more unused weapons on ebay 8-)


27 posted on 12/09/2013 11:33:02 AM PST by edcoil (System now set up not to allow some to win but for no one to lose!)
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To: Sopater

10:1 China just opened their arms spigot to full valve including covert advisors.


28 posted on 12/09/2013 11:33:45 AM PST by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: AU72

Wag the Jackal.


29 posted on 12/09/2013 11:34:50 AM PST by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: AU72

“The decision, amid warnings that the historically unstable country could be on the verge of genocide, would assist both French and African Union troops who already have been deployed. “

Let the russians or chinese take care of it.


30 posted on 12/09/2013 11:35:34 AM PST by edcoil (System now set up not to allow some to win but for no one to lose!)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Not once, but twice. Conservatively.
31 posted on 12/09/2013 11:36:36 AM PST by sport
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To: aegiscg47
...most nations have reduced their defense budgets so far that the U.S. is one of the few countries left that has invested in and maintains...

When corporations buy and/or merge with one another, they consolidate and remove redundancy.

Same with nation states... gearing up for the global world order.

32 posted on 12/09/2013 11:39:21 AM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Sopater

Does anyone know what has happened to the “advisers” sent months ago or last year to Africa to ferret out the War Lord Joseph Kony, what is going on? Obama is just going to drop more of our $$$ in Africa and nothing will change except our loss of more treasure, both monetary and life.


33 posted on 12/09/2013 11:40:32 AM PST by yoe ( Defund Obamacare now — or risk voter backlash in 2014)
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To: Red_Devil 232

“If you LIKE your Burundians, you can KEEP them...”


34 posted on 12/09/2013 11:40:49 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Red_Devil 232

Heck, someone has to surrender there so best be them.


35 posted on 12/09/2013 11:41:52 AM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: b4its2late
With US subsidy checks in their pockets.
36 posted on 12/09/2013 11:42:19 AM PST by Baynative (Wake me up early, be good to my dogs and teach my children to pray.)
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To: Sopater

Unbelievable.


37 posted on 12/09/2013 11:43:07 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Sopater

Susan Rice’s war


38 posted on 12/09/2013 11:44:07 AM PST by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: Sopater

I don’t see how anyone has problems with this. If we can use our vast military logistics to support a country that appears to have a constitutionally elected government in what was perceived as a fair election. These are more muzzies killing Christians in this scenario.

As for those of you who want to make fun of the French and their military, I can tell you that the French people are very proud of their military and the Legion Estranger (Foreign Legion) is an outstanding military unit.

If you want to complain about something, it should be that these Euroweenies spend all of their money on socialistic cradle to grave programs and one of the reasons is because they enjoy our free military support. The French owned much of North Africa including this territory at one time so I can see how they have a very close relationship here. However, we need to start sending them a bill or they need to cut down on the social programs so they can have a proper military like they used to when they owned this part of the world.


39 posted on 12/09/2013 11:45:12 AM PST by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: Sopater

Are the Brundians Christians or Moslims?


40 posted on 12/09/2013 11:45:14 AM PST by Chickensoup (we didn't love freedom enough... Solzhenitsyn.)
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“It’s fashionable to rip on French troops on FR, granted . . . but their performance in Africa of late leaves nothing to scoff at . . . .”


Indeed. The French Air Force transported Moroccan troops to what was then Zaire in 1977 to fight Marxist rebels in Shaba province. The Foreign Legion itself took on those rebels a year later. I can think of other examples, like fighting Libyan troops in Chad back in the 1980s.


41 posted on 12/09/2013 11:46:58 AM PST by steelhead_trout (MYOB)
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To: AppyPappy
If congress and the US government want “skin” in the game, let the first be their children, niece's, nephews cousins. When they run out of their skin, ask for volunteers from our citizens...It never seem they have their relatives die, its some other mothers son that dies for their political means....F... them all. They think our young men and women as cannon fodder for some other god forsaken place. It is not worth one of our children to fight for anyone elses problems... I spit on those in Washington that send us to deal with countries that have killing each other for generations.
42 posted on 12/09/2013 11:47:02 AM PST by goat granny
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To: ColdOne

Religion in Burundi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_Burundi - View by Ixquick Proxy - Highlight

About 80 percent of the population of Burundi are Christian and about 15 percent are Muslim. The remainder practise indigenous religions, or have no religious


43 posted on 12/09/2013 11:47:07 AM PST by Chickensoup (we didn't love freedom enough... Solzhenitsyn.)
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To: AppyPappy

no Bill Clinton ignored Rwanda because if he “noticed” it, he would have had to do something.... and there were no aspirin factories at which to launch Tomhawks ..and there was an election coming up

his advisor was Susan Rice

Now she is fulfilling her fantasy of US troops in an African war


44 posted on 12/09/2013 11:48:38 AM PST by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: Chickensoup
80% Christian, 15% Muslim.

From Wikipedia:

The Twa, Hutu and Tutsi peoples have lived in Burundi for at least five hundred years and, for over two hundred years, Burundi was ruled as a kingdom. At the beginning of the twentieth century, however, Germany and Belgium occupied the region and Burundi and Rwanda became a European colony known as Ruanda-Urundi. Social differences between the Tutsi and Hutu have since contributed to political unrest in the region, leading to civil war in the middle of the twentieth century. Presently, Burundi is governed as a presidential representative democratic republic.
Burundi is one of the five poorest countries in the world. It has one of the lowest per capita GDPs of any nation in the world.[6] The country has suffered from warfare, corruption, poor access to education and the effects of HIV/AIDS. Burundi is densely populated and experiences substantial emigration. According to a 2012 DHL Global Connectedness Index, Burundi is the least globalised of 140 surveyed countries.[7]

45 posted on 12/09/2013 11:48:40 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Sopater

A half dozen A-10 Warthogs would cure the Muzzy’s problem over there.

Flush em out in the open and play Cowboys and Muzzys, kind of a high-tech whack-A-mole.


46 posted on 12/09/2013 11:48:49 AM PST by Beagle8U (Unions are Affirmative Action for Slackers! .)
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To: silverleaf

The whole world seemed to ignore it.


47 posted on 12/09/2013 11:49:44 AM PST by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: edcoil
Let the russians or chinese take care of it.

I'd rather not, thanks. In a few months, the whining on FR would be deafening. (And those people won't take kindly to being reminded that when it mattered, they were making old and lame jokes about the French).

48 posted on 12/09/2013 11:49:52 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: Sopater

In regards to my last post, my bad. They are still in a transitional government. I thought they had held elections, I was wrong.


49 posted on 12/09/2013 11:50:49 AM PST by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: goat granny

We lost 3,300 people in 2 hours on 9/11/2001 because Clinton ignored what was happening in the world.


50 posted on 12/09/2013 11:51:28 AM PST by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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