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Military mission creep invariably starts when we send "advisers" who will be there for training "well behind the lines".

Who then find themselves at the front being seen as aggressors and in a leadership role by the other side. And who then get themselves killed. This escalating tension then requires more "advisers", support personnel, infrastructure providers and platoon level deployment "for protection".

and then the USS Maddox gets itself shot at (allegedly) and all hell breaks loose

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Thu Mar 5th, 2015 at 02:45:39 PM EST
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