Is that part of the training "we" provide? The Commandante Cop-out approach to information? Other areas where "we" provide training & equipment are growing restive & stirring up trouble again.
American officials conceded that the operation did not go as well as intended, and that villagers had been left exposed. "We provided insights and alternatives for them to consider, but their choices were their choices," said one American military official who was briefed on the operation, referring to the African forces on the ground. "In the end, it was not our operation." Major Felix Kulayigye, a Ugandan military spokesman, declined to discuss the American involvement and simply said, "There was no way to prevent these massacres."
Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze said 27 jets are now at the former Soviet airfield at Gudauta, which he said was a flagrant violation of a 1999 treaty on conventional forces in Europe. Speaking to journalists in parliament, he said the deployment was clearly aimed against Georgia. But Garry Kupalba, deputy defense minister of Abkhazia, said there were no Russian jets at the Gudauta air base. He said the base has not been used since 1993.Somebody's lying. We'll bet it's "our" client state, Georgia, if only because 27 fighters are pretty hard to hide at an airbase.