ISIS - Everybody Wants to Get Into the Act

George KGeorge K Super ModeratorPosts: 9,154 Senior Member
Twice in the last seven days, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have secretly teamed up to launch airstrikes against Islamist-allied militias battling for control of Tripoli, Libya, four senior American officials said, in a major escalation between the supporters and opponents of political Islam.

The United States, the officials said, was caught by surprise: Egypt and the Emirates, both close allies and military partners, acted without informing Washington or seeking its consent, leaving the Obama administration on the sidelines. Egyptian officials explicitly denied the operation to American diplomats, the officials said.

The strikes are another high-risk and destabilizing salvo unleashed in a struggle for power that has broken out across the region in the aftermath of the Arab Spring revolts, pitting old-line Arab autocrats against Islamists...



http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/26/world/africa/egypt-and-united-arab-emirates-said-to-have-secretly-carried-out-libya-airstrikes.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=LedeSum&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0
Keep your stinkin' government hands off my Medicare.

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  • BuffcoBuffco Senior Member Posts: 9,895 Senior Member
    Wonder why they didn't inform the administration?
  • EdBEdB Senior Member Posts: 2,872 Senior Member
    Buffco wrote: »
    Wonder why they didn't inform the administration?

    Why should they?
  • JulietJuliet Posts: 0
    EdB wrote: »
    Why should they?

    So we can give them advice on the best way to kill innocents?
  • saltydancindavesaltydancindave Senior Member Posts: 2,470 Senior Member
    Buffco wrote: »
    Wonder why they didn't inform the administration?

    Why would they since they seem to be doing another way to stop an armed invasion, while the US was complicit in it's Jihad For Kennedy Christian invasion of this Christian nation which has pretty much destroyed all that there ever was.
    Wonder what the Dr Mengele sociological farmers organization prescription for human survival is after creating something similar to water born flesh eating bacteria since their psychological control with the Islam cross has proven to be a farce over the mind of man ?

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