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(The New York Times)   Behold the future, now (if you're the US): Floating, mobile spec-ops bases capable of maintaining peace w/o threat of an allied veto   ( ) divider line
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4951 clicks; posted to Geek » on 12 Jul 2012 at 10:27 AM (4 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2012-07-12 11:07:08 AM  
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Initially I thought floating would mean in the air. But after reading the article it seems the Navy seems to have forgotten it already has floating forward bases with some already based by Bahrain:

But one thing the military is great at is reinventing the wheel.
2012-07-12 10:44:32 AM  
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Where "maintaining peace" = killing large numbers of brown people with the hope of occasionally hitting a terrorist.
2012-07-12 10:44:22 AM  
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Oh, floating in water? I guess that's cool, too...
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