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Al-Shabab and suicide bombing    African Devastation

Started 27-Dec by AuntBetsie; 1508 views.
AuntBetsie

From: AuntBetsie

27-Dec

Why blame American presidents for this?

Why not blame the source which is extreme dogma beliefs?
Indoctrinated warmongers that breed hatred and this kind of behaviour into several generations…

The 60th strike this year occurred on December 16 in Dujuma village area in Middle Jubba region, killing one al-Shabab militant.

Al-Shabab Attack Kills 8 as US Launches Record Airstrikes in 2019.


The al-Shabab militant group claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb that targeted military commanders in the central Somali town of Galkayo, killing at least eight people and wounding 55 others Saturday evening.  Witnesses told VOA Somali that the vehicle exploded as the military officials were leaving a hotel to attend a reconciliation meeting.

Commander of Somali land forces Brigadier General Abdihamid Mohamed Dirir and commander of the 21st Division General Abdulaziz Abdullahi Qoje survived the attack.

Officials said four civilians and four soldiers were killed in the explosion.

By VOA News December 22, 2019 11:04 AM

https://www.voanews.com/africa/al-shabab-attack-kills-8-us-launches-record-airstrikes-2019

BerrySteph

From: BerrySteph

27-Dec

AuntBetsie said:

Why blame American presidents for this?

Because they very deliberately plunged Somalia into chaos and suffering and crime.

Then made a film boasting about the massacres they committed to destroy all schools and crime-fighting and health care - while making themselves appear to be the victim.

And this, after they'd done the same thing to the whole of South America and North-East Asia and South-East Asia.

Three near (or exceeding Holocaust) genocides carried out already and determined to carry out more?

AuntBetsie

From: AuntBetsie

27-Dec

WHY don't you nicely write to them?

WHITE HOUSE ADDRESS

1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20500, United States

AuntBetsie

From: AuntBetsie

27-Dec

Who are al-Shabab?

Al-Shabab means The Youth in Arabic.

It emerged as the radical youth wing of Somalia's now-defunct Union of Islamic Courts, which controlled Mogadishu in 2006, before being forced out by Ethiopian forces. There are numerous reports of foreign jihadists going to Somalia to help al-Shabab, from neighbouring countries, as well as the US and Europe.

It is banned as a terrorist group by both the US and the UK and is believed to have between 7,000 and 9,000 fighters.

www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-15336689

BerrySteph

From: BerrySteph

27-Dec

AuntBetsie said:

It is banned as a terrorist group by both the US and the UK and is believed to have between 7,000 and 9,000 fighters.

So we send terrorists to Israel to beat and rob and kill the natives, but we condemn the people who live in Somalia and are attempting to protect their own fellows from foreign criminals and real terrorists such as the Black Hawk Down mob.

BerrySteph

From: BerrySteph

27-Dec

AuntBetsie said:

WHY don't you nicely write to them?

I don't have to tell them they're terrorists - they were condemned for it by their own court working to their own laws.

The Republic of Nicaragua v. The United States of America[1] was a 1986 case of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in which the ICJ ruled in favor of Nicaragua and against the United States and awarded reparations to Nicaragua. The ICJ held that the U.S. had violated international law by supporting the Contras in their rebellion against the Nicaraguan government and by mining Nicaragua's harbors. The United States refused to participate in the proceedings after the Court rejected its argument that the ICJ lacked jurisdiction to hear the case. The U.S. later blocked enforcement of the judgment by the United Nations Security Council and thereby prevented Nicaragua from obtaining any actual compensation.[2] The Nicaraguan government finally withdrew the complaint from the court in September 1992 (under the later, post-FSLN, government of Violeta Chamorro), following a repeal of the law requiring the country to seek compensation.[3]

The Court found in its verdict that the United States was "in breach of its obligations under customary international law not to use force against another State", "not to intervene in its affairs", "not to violate its sovereignty", "not to interrupt peaceful maritime commerce", and "in breach of its obligations under Article XIX of the Treaty of Friendship, Commerce and Navigation between the Parties signed at Managua on 21 January 1956."

The Court had 16 final decisions upon which it voted. In Statement 9, the Court stated that while the U.S. encouraged human rights violations by the Contras by the manual entitled Psychological Operations in Guerrilla Warfare, this did not, however, make such acts #### to the U.S.[4] http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicaragua_v._United_States

In case that is too technical for you, here is the same thing described in baby language:

... They didn't respond by setting off bombs in Washington. They responded by taking it to the World Court, presenting a case, they had no problem putting together evidence.

The World Court accepted their case, ruled in their favor, ... condemned what they called the "unlawful use of force," which is another word for international terrorism, by the United States, ordered the United States to terminate the crime and to pay massive reparations.

The United States, of course, dismissed the court judgment with total contempt and announced that it would not accept the jurisdiction of the court henceforth.

Then Nicaragua then went to the UN Security Council which considered a resolution calling on all states to observe international law. No one was mentioned but everyone understood.

The United States vetoed the resolution. It now stands as the only state on record which has both been condemned by the World Court for international terrorism and has vetoed a Security Council resolution calling on states to observe international law.

Nicaragua then went to the General Assembly where there is technically no veto but a negative US vote amounts to a veto. It passed a similar resolution with only the United States, Israel, and El Salvador opposed.

The following year again, this time the United States could only rally Israel to the cause, so 2 votes opposed to observing international law. At that point, Nicaragua couldn't do anything lawful. It tried all the measures. They don't work in a world that is ruled by force. https://chomsky.info/20011018-2/

S0DASI

From: S0DASI

27-Dec

Nicaragua is in South America and Somalia is in the center East Africa..... did you get lost with the Finnish Joos bunch here?

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BerrySteph

From: BerrySteph

27-Dec

800 military bases around the world and 12 carrier groups.

And a formidable reputation for terrorism almost everywhere. 

Nicaragua and Somalia - and behaving like an occupation force in the UK.

S0DASI

From: S0DASI

27-Dec

The Finnish old bat has 800 military bases and 12 carrier groups around the world? Never heard about it 

That's how it happens, blaming everyone but themselves.

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