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Newspaper Headline

US warplane rains death on Somalia


27 People and several animals killed in raid on remote village

my italics.

Not sure whether to laugh or cry.
But I don't think that British newspapers would comment on the loss of animals. However, not many British people would lose their entire food supply if their animals died.

Over lunch today at the UN I was chatting with some of my colleagues and apparently a friend from a large powerful country was due to visit the area near the border of a local failed state in November but received many calls from her embassy telling her she musn't because it was unsafe.

She went anyway and saw huge numbers of marines from her country operating out of the village in the border town. No hiding them.

Really interesting that not a single national newspaper or television programme reported on their presence or activities.

I will say no more, for fear of ....

Posted by happydaves 04:23

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