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Algeria Takes A Hard Stance

Hostage crisis still remains at seized natural gas plant

January 19, 2013

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The militants had filled five Jeeps with hostages and begun to move when Algerian government attack helicopters opened up on them, leaving four in smoking ruins....

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Jan-19-13 6:13 AM

Militants need to get a clue: don't {bleep} with the Algerian military, they will kill your a&& and your hostages are just collateral damage!

100 of 135 is not a great number if you are the 35, but it beats ZERO of 135 hostages rescued.

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Jan-19-13 5:04 PM

Algeria acted and that is more than most of those ME countries do and it seems that OBama was upset that they did not ask his permission to act. There is a certain risk for working in ME oil fields and this is certainly one of them.

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Jan-19-13 9:02 PM

We have enough problems in the US without thinking about terrorists in the rest of the world!

In Mount Carmel, PA a 5 year old kindergarten girl was charged as a "terrorist threat!" 5 years from now the goberment can bury that "terrorist" statistic in the Department of Homeland Security reports....55 billion dollars well spent!!!

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Jan-19-13 9:24 PM

Right on..I bet they will think more than twice before they try that again.

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