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Platoon of Marines moved to Uganda

From: Stars and Stripes

Platoon of Marines moved to Uganda“This forward posturing provides the Combatant Commander additional options and the ability to more quickly respond, if required, to help protect U.S. personnel and facilities,” U.S. Africa Command said in a statement.

AFRICOM said this contingent of some 40 Marines and a KC-130J aircraft are now in Entebbe, the capital of Uganda.

The KC-130J transport plane has airborne assault capabilities, and is also used for medevac, search and rescue, and aerial refueling.

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“Whatever makes them cry, makes us happy” – Sheik Yusuf Sheik Issa, al-Shabab

“Uganda is one of our enemies. Whatever makes them cry, makes us happy. May Allah’s anger be upon those who are against us,”  – Sheik Yusuf Sheik Issa,  al-Shabab commander, in reponse to bombing in Uganda

http://patdollard.com/2010/07/al-qaeda-bombers-kill-64-world-cup-fans-in-uganda/

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Uganda police arrest 20 in bomb attacks


KAMPALA, Uganda —
Uganda’s inspector general of police says 20 suspects have been arrested in connection with the Uganda bomb attacks that killed 76 people watching the World Cup final on television.

Kale Kayihura says that all those arrested have connections with Al Shabab, and include Ugandans, Somalis, Ethiopians and Pakistani nationals. Al Shabab, Somalia’s most dangerous militant group, claimed responsibility for the attacks.

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fgw-uganda-arrests-20100718,0,1367208.story?track=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+latimes%2Fmostviewed+%28L.A.+Times+-+Most+Viewed+Stories%29

Response from one who claims to follow the Religion of Peace?

“Uganda is one of our enemies. Whatever makes them cry, makes us happy. May Allah’s anger be upon those who are against us,”  – Sheik Yusuf Sheik Issa,  al-Shabab commander

http://patdollard.com/2010/07/al-qaeda-bombers-kill-64-world-cup-fans-in-uganda/

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Somalian Al-Qaida affiliate Claims Uganda Bomb Attacks

A Ugandan man lies injured in the emergency ward at the Mulago hospital in Kampala after bombs exploded at two sites in Uganda's capital late Sunday, killing dozens, 12 Jul 2010 -Photo: AP

“Al-Qaida’s affiliate in Somalia, al-Shabab, has taken responsibility for two separate bombings late Sunday in the Ugandan capital, Kampala. The death toll has risen to more than 70 and dozens more remain seriously wounded.”

http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/Somali-Group-Claims-Responsibility-for-Uganda-Blasts-98254389.html

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