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UNCONSTITUTIONAL: Pentagon Deploys Small Number of Troops to War - Torn Mali

UNCONSTITUTIONAL: Pentagon Deploys Small Number of Troops to War - Torn Mali

By Craig Whitlock | Published April 30

The Pentagon has deployed a small number of troops to Mali to support allied forces fighting there, despite repeated pledges by the Obama administration not to put “boots on the ground” in the war-torn African country.

About 10 U.S. military personnel are in Mali to provide “liaison support” to French and African troops but are not engaged in combat operations, said Lt. Col. Robert Firman, a Pentagon spokesman. Twelve others are assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Bamako, the capital, he added.

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The pentagon

has had its rebel troops there since the start. The Pentagon is the cause of the war. Once they have Africa and the middle east under control, then the West can be taken care of.