U.S. discloses secret Somalia military presence, up to 120 troops

A Somali government soldier walks next to a car damaged in an explosion near Al Mukaram Hotel in Mogadishu March 15, 2014. REUTERS/Omar Faruk

A Somali government soldier walks next to a car damaged in an explosion near Al Mukaram Hotel in Mogadishu March 15, 2014.

(Reuters) - U.S. military advisors have secretly operated in Somalia since around 2007 and Washington plans to deepen its security assistance to help the country fend off threats by Islamist militant group al Shabaab, U.S. officials said.

The comments are the first detailed public acknowledgement of a U.S. military presence in Somalia dating back since the U.S. administration of George W. Bush and add to other signs of a deepening U.S. commitment to Somalia's government, which the Obama administration recognized last year.

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The deployments, consisting of up to 120 troops on the ground, go beyond the Pentagon's January announcement that it had sent a handful of advisors in October. That was seen at the time as the first assignment of U.S. troops to Somalia since 1993 when two U.S. helicopters were shot down and 18 American troops killed in the "Black Hawk Down" disaster.

The plans to further expand U.S. military assistance coincide with increasing efforts by the Somali government and African Union peacekeepers to counter a bloody seven-year insurgent campaign by the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab to impose strict Islamic law inside Somalia.

read more here: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/07/02/us-usa-somalia-idUSKBN0F7...

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These Muslims don't eat rocks and drink sand... they are being funded by others and that needs to be made known and stopped. We have all heard that an army must be fed and receive supplies and we found that out in the two WW's.

OUR INTEL IS PRESENTLY LOOKING FOR AN AL SHABAB TERRORIST WHO RECENTLY CROSSED FROM MEXICO. THEY BELIEVE HIM TO BE IN HOUSTON,MEXICAN AUTHORITIES LET HIM SNEAK THROUGH OUR TEXAS BORDER . GOOD TOMES HERE IN AMERICA . MEANTIME, OUR BP AGENTS , PLAY BABYSITTERS .

just read today big banks are funding Iran

This president should be tried for treason, he should NEVER have let the terrorists go free, or traded for another traitor to our own country. Did we really need that?????  I think not!!!  I long for the day this idiot is out of office!!!!!!

The title of this article scared me.  I thought that they brought "our girls home".  LOL

IT'S TIME THAT KENYAN BORN MARXIST MUSLIM COMMUNIST "DICTATOR" "ZEBRA" IN THE "BLACK HOUSE" STOPPED HIS IDIOTIC INSANE "STUPID" MEDDELING IN THE AFRICAN/MID-EAST AFFAIRS AND STARTED CONCENTRATING ON AMERICA'S SOUTHERN BORDER GOVERNMENT CLUSTER-F-CK!!!!!

As a retired army officer, I say, the musslim savages love to kill. When they run out of Christians and Jews to kill they kill their own. So let's get out and leave them to their own perversions. We don't need their oil or at least until we drill our own. I am willing to pay the consequences of stopping our dependance on their stinking oil. No more rescues!! Fug em! 

How would our  world look like if USA stopped all foreign aid. Our enemies would run out of money to buy weapons. Maybe some countries would become somewhat normal. Greed and arrogance of our government and many of elected idiots are to blame for most of worlds problems.

Perhaps we should post signs along the border in several languages stating, "You will be greeted with a warm reception, good food, plenty to drink, and a clean, comfortable bed at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C."  "They are leaving the light on for you."

Al Qaeda members are obozo's friends.  This is all smoke and mirrors.  Anything to keep the American military out of this country cause they might want to protect us.

As long as they are not training islamists and are training those who will kill islamist I think

its a great idea.    as long as they are killing each other they maybe we c ould supply the ammo

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1 Billion Dollar Net Worth!!! Oberlin College Claims Poverty To Avoid Paying Punitive Damages To Gibson’s Bakery

Although IRS reports show the university is worth around $1 billion, Oberlin College still claimed poverty to avoid paying punitive damages to Gibson’s Bakery.

As Breitbart News reported this week, the far-left Oberlin College lost a defamation case filed by Gibson’s Bakery after a local jury found the university liable for falsely accusing the family bakery of racism.

The jury ordered Oberlin on Friday to pay Gibson’s $11.2 million in compensatory damages for defamation and intentional interference with a business.

Legal Insurrection reported on Thursday that “the jury awarded a total of $33 million in punitive damages, which will probably be reduced by the court to $22 million because of the state law cap at twice compensatory.”

Legal Insurrection has been following the case for two years — since the beginning — and reports that the school’s only defense against a sizable punitive award is to pretend it is poor, despite holding assets that amount to a billion — with a “b” — dollars and despite paying some of its staffers more than a half-million dollars a year:

Oberlin College was so hellbent on getting the message out that their cash liquidity was in such dire straits — as the eight-person jury was figuring out if they wish to add $22.4 million to the school’s legal verdict bill — that they brought out the school’s president, Carmen Twillie Ambar to the stand to tell that part the story.

“We’ve created deficits … and over the next ten years, if this continues, that is unsustainable and we will not exist,” Ambar told the jury. She even indicated the school’s grants — about $60 million a year from the school, and lots of students get those scholarships as only 10% of them pay the full $70,000 a year — were important to preserve as “the accessibility of education” was a key component of the school’s purpose.

However…

The college has more than $1 billion in funds and net assets according to the latest IRS 990 form, an endowment fund that had grown from $440 million to $887 million in the last 20 years, and because of its non-profit status, pays no taxes on any property it owns.

It also had 18 members of their administration making more than $100,00 a year. The president and chief financial officer of the school were both making more than $500,000 a year.

Grifters gonna grift…

The day after Donald Trump won the presidency, this nutball school apparently decided to take out its impotent woke-rage on this poor bakery, which has been part of the Oberlin community for more than a century.

It all started when three Oberlin students (who would later plead guilty in a plea deal) attempted to steal bottles of wine.

The proprietors caught the students and, while attempting to hold them until police arrived, were allegedly roughed up by the shoplifters. But because the students are black and the proprietors white — and with no respect for due process or facts — Oberlin staffers and students decided some vigilantism was in order and did everything in their considerable power to destroy this local bakery forever, to smite it off the map.

Classes were canceled so hundreds of students could protest in front of the small store while enjoying free food and drink, courtesy of the school. School staffers handed out fliers that basically described the family-owned bakery as the local branch of the KKK.

As a result, the bakery had to lay off almost all of its employees and barely avoided bankruptcy.

In the end, the three shoplifters said race had nothing to do with what happened.

For those of you interested in incurring $200,000 in debt before you even enter the workforce, it looks as though you can major in Mob Justice at Oberlin.

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