Somali piracy: EU forces in first mainland raid

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by old_bloke, May 15, 2012.

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  1. And the next round starts . Exit Afgan enter ?
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  2. Well, it's on the way back.
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  3. Bbc news
  4. Well, first raid into Somalia since July last year.
  5. That's a bloody disgrace...

    "No Somalis were hurt."
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  6. Must have been the RAF then... Seen the advert.


    " target destroyed, zero casualties, my proudest day ever..."
  7. That's no way to start a campaign! Next thing they'll be in danger of actually winning their hearts and minds.
  8. Who is the EU Commander in Chief then? Herman Van Rumpledstiltskins? Madame Ashcroft, High Pooh Bah, or Sehnor Barrosso?
  9. Rear Admiral Philip Jones (RN) at Northwood is the overall military command under orders from the Political and Security Committee, Council of the European Union and European Union Military Committee.

    The commander 'on the ground' is Commander Juan Garat Carame (Spanish Navy) on board SPS Numancia, a Spanish frigate.

    Can't think of any 'amusing' ways of mispelling any of the names. Sorry.
  10. Cue Somali sockpuppet account?
  11. At least there's some sort of reasoning behind it.
  12. I'm actually none too keen on Somalis. They appear to have been born to steal or maim.
  13. Colonel Klink I believe: