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France 24

Mali-based Islamists pledge attacks on French soil

Islamist fighters in northern Mali have pledged to strike “at the heart” of France, after a joint Malian-French offensive – which has entered its fourth day – began pushing back al Qaeda linked rebels controlling the region.

 By Joseph BAMAT
 A military offensive to reclaim Mali’s north from Islamist forces entered a fourth day on Monday, as al Qaeda linked-rebels promised to launch attacks on French soil in retaliation to the government’s decision to intervene in the unstable West African country.

Malian and French soldiers, backed by heavy French military air support, pushed back rebel fighters from the central town of Konna over the weekend, while a dozen French fighter planes, including four Rafale jets, hit rebel targets in the cities of Gao and Kidal, deeper in the country’s rebel-held north. Residents in Gao said French air raids had struck bases and destroyed weapons depots.

Nevertheless, Malian soldiers continued to struggle against well-equipped Islamist militants, who on Monday seized control of the small, central town of Diabaly, putting them 350 kilometres (220 miles) from the capital Bamako.

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» 19 Comments

  1. NoMoBo

    January 15th, 2013

    Never thought I’d say this, but good for France. Pretty pitiful when the French are braver than our “president.” Of course, I don’t think we’ve ever before had a president that was so dedicated to the take-down of the U.S.

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  2. J Frank Parnell

    January 15th, 2013

    My how the egalitarian scumbag worm turns. Schadenfreude.

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  3. Claudia

    January 15th, 2013

    Hummm, protesting gay marriage and now this? What’s happening to this world?

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  4. caroleigh

    January 15th, 2013

    ”Malian soldiers struggle against the Islamist militants” who President Obumfuc has so aptly equipped……………… suppose he’ll be sending all the guns he confiscates to the damn Islamist?

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  5. Jack Daniels

    January 15th, 2013

    White flags on stand by!

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!

    Yeah that sounds about right. A moment of bravado will quickly give way to pissing in their pants…..and….wait for it ….surrender!

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  6. thirdtwin

    January 15th, 2013

    Good thing the French don’t have to fly over US territory to get to islamists in Mali. Barry would never give them permission.

    That is some righteous leading you’re doing back there, Barry. You got the French to get the lead from their behinds and take unilateral military action. No small feat. But, as Cardigan said, keep those white flags handy.

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  7. Slick Sammy Slone

    January 15th, 2013

    Odd as hell! I’m with Mr. NoMoBo -never thought I’d cheer for the French; didn’t know they even had a gun or two. GIVEM HELL FRENCHY!!!

    But watch your back…the scumbag O-team will try to bushwack you.

    Sammy

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  8. Tim

    January 15th, 2013

    Benghazi’s starting to make a little more sense.

    The weapons weren’t just going to the brotherhood in Syria, they were also being distributed to Al Qaeda in North Africa.

    Stevens must have gotten wind of it.

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  9. Maudie N Mandeville

    January 15th, 2013

    Where are all the Socialist/commie/msm scum demanding the UN stop France from murdering BLACK PEOPLE?

    Francois Hollande is a Republican isn’t he?

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  10. Dagny

    January 15th, 2013

    Remember, at one point in history, France was the Grand Daughter of the Church, which is the Bride of Christ.

    France has been raped in 1789, and thrown in the mud, and is on the her way of being stoned to death by muslims.

    But always remember, France was the home of christians as brave as you guys. She has been infiltrated and corrupt.

    It’s pretty hard to ridicule her with Obama in the White House.

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  11. Dagny

    January 15th, 2013

    The American Republic was founded on principle diametrically opposed to revolutionary France.

    Ann Barnhardt refers to the concept of subsidiarity to understand the difference. The presence of the Second Amendment is a sign of the major difference as well.

    All the citizens were disarmed after the French revolution.

    The American war of Independence was actually a COUNTER-revolution, against tyranny, to establish a godly regime.

    France had a godly regime, and socialist threw it away, in contempt of Christ and gold (capitalism) and gun (self-defense and resistance to tyranny).

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  12. Tim

    January 15th, 2013

    Yes, France WAS …

    Just as Britain WAS …

    Just as Rome WAS …

    Just as Spain WAS …

    Just as Byzantium WAS …

    Just as Obama’s gonna make us WAS …

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  13. Mary Jane Anklestraps

    January 15th, 2013

    You can’t reason with people,well, animals who don’t value life. They’re only interested in death and destruction. They have no other purpose.

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  14. Bad Brad

    January 15th, 2013

    ““I would rather have a German division in front of me than a French one behind me.”

    George Patton.

    They’ll screw it up, just give them a chance.

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  15. Buffalobob

    January 15th, 2013

    Does Collin Powell know that obama is sending US troops to Africa to kill black people?

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  16. Mary Jane Anklestraps

    January 15th, 2013

    THIS is what “PC” gets you. You end up forcing yourself to be nice to savages and they take advantage of you for it.

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  17. Dagny

    January 15th, 2013

    Switzerland is the sole really European bastion of liberty, all the rest (except maybe the Holy See) is a cesspool of socialism and islamitude.

    Poor Europa.

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  18. Chieftain

    January 15th, 2013

    With the Revolutionary War being the only exception, someone please name any conflict where French military involvement did not do more harm to their allies instead of their enemies.

    Just one.

    In my view, the Islamists have little to fear as long as they don’t do anything stupid….

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  19. locknload

    January 15th, 2013

    France is at war?
    THIS WON’T TAKE LONG ….

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