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sandnsea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-22-09 01:04 AM
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1. Yemen Requested Help
The US provided firepower and intelligence to help the Yemeni government launch a series of deadly raids against suspected al-Qaeda bases in the country, the New York Times has reported.

Barack Obama, the US president, approved the military and intelligence support after receiving a request from the Yemeni government, the newspaper reported late on Friday, citing officials familiar with the operations.

http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2009/12/20...
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  -Greenwald: Yemen Cruise missile attacks part of a never-ending, self-perpetuating cycle Truth2Tell  Dec-22-09 12:50 AM   #0 
  - Yemen Requested Help  sandnsea   Dec-22-09 01:04 AM   #1 
  - Doesn't mean it was a good idea. nt  Truth2Tell   Dec-22-09 01:22 AM   #2 
  - Agree completely  sandnsea   Dec-22-09 09:14 AM   #12 
  - We aided a dictator, Al Saleh, who is heavily supported by KSA...  JCMach1   Dec-22-09 01:37 AM   #4 
  - This unfortunately continues to be our MO.  Truth2Tell   Dec-22-09 01:47 AM   #6 
  - Same as it ever was...  JCMach1   Dec-22-09 03:58 AM   #9 
  - Aid them, fight them,  sandnsea   Dec-22-09 09:16 AM   #13 
  - Does that mean Obama is easily duped?  bahrbearian   Dec-22-09 03:22 AM   #7 
     - It's the National Security Complex... Dems and Repugs have surrendered to it  JCMach1   Dec-22-09 03:57 AM   #8 
  - K&R  Solly Mack   Dec-22-09 01:29 AM   #3 
  - You nail it Solly Mack...  Truth2Tell   Dec-22-09 01:41 AM   #5 
  - I think it would help greatly  Solly Mack   Dec-22-09 10:57 AM   #14 
  - Great post  malaise   Dec-22-09 05:22 AM   #10 
     - Hey malaise  Solly Mack   Dec-22-09 10:58 AM   #15 
  - K&R n/t  JohnyCanuck   Dec-22-09 05:48 AM   #11 
 

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