Black People : 400 US troops to deploy to Egypt

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  1. Alarm Clock

    Alarm Clock Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Published time: June 24, 2013 20:28

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    More than 400 US soldiers are preparing for their deployment to Egypt in anticipation of violent protests, riots, and the possibility of having to protect the country’s border with Israel.
    Training at Fort Hood for a nine-month deployment in the “near future” concluded on June 20, KCEN-TV reports, noting that the soldiers encountered Molotov cocktails and “other dangerous items” in their training.
    “Just what I’ve seen over the course of the past week, this unit is already far more ready for this type of threat than we were last week,” Lt. Matthew Wilkinson told the television station. According to KDH News, the training lasted about six months.
    “We want to be as professional as possible so that whatever situation we may encounter, [so] the opposing force knows that we mean business and we know what we’re doing,” said PFC Perez Alexander.
    http://rt.com/usa/us-troops-deploy-egypt-185/
     
  2. Kadijah

    Kadijah Banned MEMBER

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    Isn't this business as usual?

    From your link:

     
  3. sekou kasimu

    sekou kasimu PanAfrikanist Revolutionary MEMBER

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    It will be interesting to see how they make out! They haven't done very well in Iraq or Afghanistan! ;)
     
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