Jan 22, 2010
Despite criticism for the US military presence in quake-stricken Haiti, Washington says it has a long-term plan to stay in the country.
“We are there for the long term, this is not something that will be resolved quickly and easily,” US Ambassador to the UN Alejandro Wolff said on Thursday.
This is while leading international aid organization, Medecins Sans Frontieres, blasted the US for putting the delivery of soldiers before medical supplies.
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Who would have guessed it, eh? Just for once it would be nice to see the US mind its own gd business.