France believes hostage killed in Somalia rescue bid

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tmc wrote:

Why didn’t they ask the US or Isrealies to this for them? Thry could hvar kept it quite.

Jan 12, 2013 8:27am EST  --  Report as abuse
AZWarrior wrote:

That is a tragic outcome to say the least. My condolences to the families and loved ones of the brave soldier lost in the attempt and to those of the hostage who was killed. I hope that France is able to free her captured soldier and inflict get damage in retribution.

Jan 12, 2013 9:51am EST  --  Report as abuse
ConradU812 wrote:

France should do what it does best: Surrender.

Jan 12, 2013 10:51am EST  --  Report as abuse
westernshame wrote:


couldn’t help but notice there were no condolences for the two civilians killed or their families….

that is the true tragedy

Jan 12, 2013 12:02pm EST  --  Report as abuse
sumbunny wrote:

I disagree with Conrad. The French brigade fought well in Afghanistan. A distinction should be made between French soldiers and French political leadership. One group is brave and competent, and the other is cowardly, not unlike our own country.

Jan 12, 2013 12:25pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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