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France Sends Troops to Mali

Donald103 Wrote: Jan 13, 2013 10:21 AM
Interesting that quite a few of the comments had nothing to do with the article. Also interesting that France and England seem to be interested in military action outside their countries. Have they awakened to the danger of radical Islam? When will our "leader" decide to call it what it is.
Ron781 Wrote: Jan 13, 2013 10:49 AM
Our "leader" has said he will stand with the Muslims. We are a very stupid country and refuse to believe our own ears and eyes.

Central African Republic: Update. Warring parties in the Central African Republic agreed Friday to call a ceasefire and form a government of national unity under President Francois Bozize, with general elections planned in a year.

A coalition of three rebel groups known as Seleka, or the 'alliance' in the Sango language, took up arms in the lawless north of the mineral-rich but impoverished country on 10 December and swept south, stopping within striking distance of the capital, Bangui.

Comment: Apparently the prospect that the internal fight was becoming internationalized...