US Taxpayers Pick Up Tab For US Military Missions In Mali "Assisting" The French
January 22, 2013 - 1:55pm
As reported previously, not only are there currently US boots on the ground in the latest geopolitical "anti Al-Qaeda" snafu in Mali, but it turns out a US presence had been secretly in place for many months prior to the recent escalation in French-led hostilities against the western African nation. And while this would likely have opened up numerous media inquiries under any other administration, so far these has been zero interest as to just why the US is "assisting" the French in this latest military deployment of military forces outside of the US: after all, one of the biggest complaints about US spending is that so much of it goes for military purposes (ignoring that all the tax revenues can't even cover just the monthly entitlement spending of the nation). Perhaps one reason is that, at least to date, the general consensus was that since the French operation in Mali is spearheaded...
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