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Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Rebels claim they shot down a Chadian gov't plane

Just because we do not do much business in this area of the world, gives us no excuse to not pay attention to the kettle boiling over beyond its capacity.
N'DJAMENA, Chad - A Chadian military reconnaissance plane was shot down in eastern Chad on Tuesday, a government spokesman said, and a rebel group claimed responsibility. A government spokesman blamed neighboring Sudan for backing the rebels and said it was "a state of war."

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If there is a war in this region, it will be the displaced Darfurians who will endure the most suffering. Have they not suffered enough? Has anyone on this God forsaken earth even noticed? This must not be allowed to escalate.

Good luck with the UN. They are the folks that just sit back and watch as all hell breaks loose, and then they pat themselves on the back saying, "What a fine job we did. Too bad the rest of the world didn't do our jobs for us again..."

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