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South Sudan to receive anti-aircraft missiles within months: SPLA

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May 15, 2012 (JUBA) - The Chief of General Staff of South Sudan’s military, General James Hoth Mai, on Tuesday said that within a "few months" the government will provide anti-aircraft missiles to country’s army, apparently to counter air raids by the Sudan Armed Forces.

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SPLA Chief of General Staff James Hoth Mai (Photo Lomayat)

South Sudan’s army (SPLA) will soon "not have an issue with air defence," Mai said Tuesday at a meeting of high-ranking military officers, during a briefing over the government’s decision to withdraw troops from Panthou/Heglig.

Juba accuses the Sudan Armed Forces of dropping over 80 bombs on its territory since in became independent in July 2011 and has no anti-aircraft batteries or warplanes to compensate the imbalance of military power.

During the recent battles in Heglig, the Sudanese air force carried out regular air attacks on the positions of the South Sudanese army on the border areas but also deep inside the South Sudan territory.

Hoth explained that decision of the government to withdraw troops from Panthou/Heglig and it’s police forces from the oil contested border region of Abyei to comply with the pressure from the international community calling for unconditional withdrawal from the area in order to give peace a chance than military options.

"It is now the responsibility of the United Nations and the international community to protect the people of Abyei and if they fail to do so, we will not accept our people be killed in the day light. We will be obliged to reconsider our position," said General Mai.

"I have trust and confidence that SPLA is capable to remove Sudanese armed forces from Abyei if the African Union and United Nations fail."

He dismissed news reports quoting senior Sudanese officials, including the defence minister, claiming to have militarily pushed out the country’s army from the area as a "deception" to Sudanese people allegedly to recover from “humiliation” and “military parity.”

"They world knows what happened. When our forces entered Panthou, it took Sudanese armed forces less than an hour to fly. Actually there was no fighting in Panthou as you know. Our forces clashed with them in the morning of 10 April at Lalop and Teshsuin, resulting into defeat and subsequently started running away like flies that those who remained in the town could not wait for them," he explained.

The senior military officer explained that the government in Khartoum was finding it difficult to convince Sudanese people. "They lost the trust and the same feeling was prevailing in the army. They were confused with what to do because attempts to return to Panthou were not succeeding until our cabinet announced withdrawal,” he said.

"They were seriously divided and fractured into groups. There were those who were opposed to war and advocates peaceful dialogues and settlement of all pending issues between the two countries and there were groups who fall in the company of defence minister. They advocate war but I do not think they will succeed," he said, explaining further the government was exerting all efforts to provide the army with all possible operational equipment.

This comes amid public criticism that the SPLA has not been properly armed since the 2005 peace deal that ended decades of North-South civil war, to counter external aggression despite the army receiving 40% of the country’s budget.

He expressed the view that retooling the armed forces is prudent and in line with government’s policy of safeguarding the nation’s territorial and economic integrity and said “this was in line with government’s strategic decision of re-equipping and revamping the SPLA to meet the challenges of the 21st Century."

"The public concern is genuine but our people should exercise patience. Probably in the next few months, they will see changes," he said, explaining that the army has received some armoured personnel carriers and trucks and government is in the process of securing more APC’s and armored personnel carriers and tanks.

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  • 16 May 2012 07:36, by Kurnyel

    That is a great lair where will you get money that will buy that gun? since you are the corrupt government the entire world, beside, who do you think can trust you and give you that gun? you are bieng known now as thuggery people, when we buy arms you never let others know, but this threat of get ati aircraft is just kind of joke from Nuer salves of Dinka.

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    • 16 May 2012 07:46, by Dinkawarrior

      Yes, 75% of our oil and other resources will provide our country with whatever we need! Let those who have ears hear this message!

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      • 16 May 2012 12:23, by Shadrack Nuer Machut

        Bravo Mr. James Hoth for the great move towards SAF, let them be pulled back to the situations of the past two decades.

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        • 16 May 2012 18:24, by Johndumo14

          But where have you been ,You were at sleep ,you wake from sleep and said soon we get anti-aircraft missiles .
          Khartoum will bom you now before your Anti airvcraft gun arrive.You even do not have airforce and you want to fight another country with morden guns from Iran and China.
          You better think twice before you start any war ,remember it is a long war,When you start war all arabs countries sta-
          n

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          • 16 May 2012 21:48, by zulu

            JohnDumo,
            We have airforce well trained in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia and Uganda. I personnaly know one Col. trained in fighter jet maneuvering and air to air combat. Rest assured.

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            • 17 May 2012 00:44, by Joseph Canada

              Not only in those African Countries, but also Abroad. I know 15 boys and girls who are trained here in USA Airforce as well is the 7 trained in Russia. John Dumo, SPLA didn’t have Airforce during the war but they cuptured many Cities.
              Panthau was not taken by Airforce, but by the Army with one heart to fight for what was the right for south. We might luck weapons but we have the Unity. SS OYEEE!

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          • 17 May 2012 06:50, by markuonliel

            dear honorable Mai, do u think it is right to expose your plans as a government? its now sound like building castles in the air . we are not suppose to tell our powers to the whole world but let the whole world know that we are strong by doing something actionable. otherwise big-up my Goss.

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      • 16 May 2012 12:58, by Chol

        It’s about time, we can’t wait to see those outdated mig29 again goofing above South Sudan!

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    • 16 May 2012 07:47, by viper

      Mr Kurnyel, instead of denying, you better start crying now. We in s sudan do not tell lies at all. We have secured these things from the friends of our country i.e US and the Israel. Those are gifts from AIPAC lobbist and I hope you have heard mr Andrew Natsios that day. This is going to be the beginning of the real dance

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    • 16 May 2012 07:52, by DeltaBravo

      T KURNYEL

      STOP CRYING. YOU SCARE NOW LIKE LITTLE GIRL.

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      • 16 May 2012 08:18, by Deng

        Kurnyel,

        stop crying mr fake jalaba...The only SPLA ambition was anti aircrapt which is coming soon, as a matter of facts, One has already rich Unity state but our soldiers were virgin to it, they are training now, and soon we will acqiure more and disable your air force. there is no doubt about ground forces, SPLA has strong and well motivated ground forces.

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    • 16 May 2012 07:52, by Ayom Dor

      Balance of power in Sudan will eventually shift southward! What a good news for the regime in khartoum to know and soon or later dance to our tune of the mighty SPLA!Haha! This will even make us to open more churches in khartoum and other parts of Sudan..Bible will speak for the Northerners than Koran..

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    • 16 May 2012 07:56, by Ran Nathdial

      Good move for the SPLA. I do appreciate this crucial task being put forward by the Spla.

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    • 16 May 2012 07:58, by Peter Marko

      To an idoit and supporter of NCP: Kurnyel

      Do not panic yet, we will pass on the anti-air craft defense capabilities to SPLA-N. With SAF air bombardment neutralized, SPLA-N embedded with SSAF will reach Khartoum less than 6 months. That is why comrade Adam Al-Hulu said during recent interview that they reach Khartoum with in couple months.So the criminal days are numbered.

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    • 16 May 2012 08:02, by Diu J.Kuek

      South Sudan to receive anti-aircraft missilies this is great its well done that is what every one in the South Sudan expecting to be put in the place before everything has get done. since we are stronger in the ground troops the anti-aircraft missilies will be use for protection of civilians population from possible attacks may carry out by Khartoum terrorists.

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    • 16 May 2012 08:08, by Go to Hell

      Kurnyel you should just say we are done as we are going to do you well. that will be the time Iranian traitors will go back to Iran with their warplanes and we will pick you like animals in the desert running to red sea. you know very well that our ground force is always Concrete to defeat you on ground

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      • 16 May 2012 09:34, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

        Go to Hell
        You are idiot and valueless animal.
        Don’t talk about IRAN the SHEIAT nation.
        Your white masters from USA and ISRAEL konw IRAN very well.
        ISRAEL is just used shoe for IRAN.
        IRAN is not worrying for any war with atomic bombs.
        SPLA/M must worry for Fall-out and Radiation.

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        • 17 May 2012 11:13, by man of the people

          My great thanks to those who provided us with anti-air craft to tople bashir in the north in few days tyme

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        • 17 May 2012 21:55, by peter

          Mohammed:

          you are idiot.Only a matter of time that South Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and other lower Nile countries use the river, the consequence will be the north Islam migrate to south for food. Ethiopia already start to use her water resources, we will see soon, you Islams are eating each other.

          Ethiopian American

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    • 16 May 2012 08:15, by Lang

      lol this is a real nightmare for you children of slave traders.

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    • 16 May 2012 08:37, by Monye Jur

      Kurnyel;

      Shut up your dirty mouth and stop crying, if it’s a lie then stop crying and wait for the right time to prove whether its true of false. Continue to bomb South Sudan and you will see soon missiles running after the ass of your planes and will fuck them properly.

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    • 16 May 2012 09:20, by weltahir

      All this talks about arming the south sudanese army will not cover for the serious economical hardship and the gloomy future of South Sudan economy with oil pipelines shutdown and loss of 98% budget from oil revenues.

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      • 16 May 2012 16:28, by zulu

        Sober and Eltahir,
        Listen dorks. It is our business to purchase or not to. to feed or not. That is our business. Divide south sudan into nuer, dinka otuho, zande or that and this will never happen again. you can use a few uneducated nuer or murle. our government has patience on that and we are caustiousely treading this caase in a special way. it will be over even wtih you dorks

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    • 16 May 2012 09:24, by sober

      While, Dr.Machar sits at the helm as the second most powerful man in the country, John Kong Nyuon, Minister of Denfence, and James Hoth Mai, SPLA Chief of staff yearning to order SPLA forces to attack Lou Nuer Youths in the pretext that they are acting in a defense of Murlee but each of them has underlying ill will.

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    • 16 May 2012 09:26, by sober

      Please do not forget SPLA deeds: Killing and burning of Nuer civilians in Mayom County of Unity State in May this year by the SPLA forces. SPLA committed against the civilians of four sub-counties of Bul Nuer of Unity State of South Sudan. On May 20, 2011, Mayom County commissioner, Charles Machieng Kuol, revealed to the international media that after the South Sudan forces attacked rebels at four

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      • 16 May 2012 10:56, by Beneben Bai

        Sober, are you a boy or girl? lady or gentleman? pls let me know becuase your name is really not clear to me and may be to others. I don’t want to talk to you harsh if you are a lady but may use a polite language with you because ladies are mothers and therefore deserve respect even if they are from enemy side

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        • 16 May 2012 23:33, by panom lualbil

          BENEBEN BAI, quest what ! Sober is not a boy, a girl, a woman or a man, but he is a confuse homosexual from nuer, gat da maar ! I knew him at the library when I gazed at him while he was commenting.

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      • 16 May 2012 13:09, by Mach

        Sober, nice try but those tactics work back then in the 1990s not today, this is a different era.

        You need to personally joint your Sudan Armed Forces, that’s the only way you’ll be able to fight Southerners.

        The notion that somehow southerners are going to fight themselves today is just a wishful thinking.

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    • 16 May 2012 10:13, by bior angeth

      Do not make them aware of what is going on; let them be caught by surprise when 5-10 warplanes are guned down later within few days.

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    • 16 May 2012 13:31, by Bentiu CAPTAIN

      I can’t wait to down Omer Bashir ’s mercenary pilots with this guns. South Sudan ’s SPLA is ready to fuck Omer Bashir and arrest him.

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    • 16 May 2012 18:40, by Johndumo14

      To buy military hardware doesnot need cash ,any country has the right to loan from a friend country,the problem here is not about war,is about how to bring peace in whole region.
      Even if SPLA take the occupied teritories by force ,still
      war is going to continue there in the north,One solution of the problem is to overthrow Omar Albashir and the North rebels must rule north sudan for ever.

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  • 16 May 2012 07:39, by $iong mayom

    Air superiority has always been the strategic advantage held by SAF over the SPLA, this acquisition will reshuffle the balance of power to a mere equilibrium. Citizens of those Southern states bordering Sudan will feel more protected once the SAMs are deployed.

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  • 16 May 2012 07:51, by Thomas Ader

    The world know how strong is our Army and this is why they were pressuring our forces to withdraw from panathou and Abyei but if they fail then we know how to deal with Khartoum milliarily. our problems is only anti-aircraft missiles and the government managed to provided then Khartoum will remain in the hand of SPLA-N. SPLA OYEE! South Sudan OYEE!days of NCP are numbers.

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  • 16 May 2012 07:56, by Monydit K

    Those anti-aircraft missiles has to be deploy cross our borders specially in Unity state, Northern Bhar al Ghaza, Upper nile, Western Bhar al Ghaza and Warrap state because this are the target places.

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    • 16 May 2012 08:00, by Kurnyel

      The anti aircraft will not automatically firing at our plane, I know how coward are SPLA, beside our forces are not yet using the deadly weapons otherwise let see who will complains first to the west when we fight again.

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      • 16 May 2012 08:09, by DeltaBravo

        KURNYEL

        YOUR COWARD SAF BEEN USING DEADLY WEAPONS SINCE DAY ONE, AND STILL YOU DID NOT DO ANY DAMN THING. JUST WAIT DON’T PUNIC. EGYPT IS GOING TO BE NORTH SUDANESE REFUGEE CAMP SOON. UNLESS YOU SUPPORT SRF, OTHERWISE YOU GOT NO ROOM.

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    • 16 May 2012 09:06, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

      Monydit K

      Do not talk like street women.

      Ask your SPLA/M to go for war in every square meter in Sudan and South Sudan.

      Be African and don’t cry and lick the feet of white colonizationsts to help you.

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      • 16 May 2012 10:06, by Monydit K

        Mahmoud, I’m a proudly African man who never wishes to be another race like you guys in Khartoum. Firstly, you are the one who talk like a street women because your people in Darfur has been always kill and you are still supporting murders. A great Dinka man never stand and watch another Dinka guys being kill.

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        • 16 May 2012 12:47, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

          Monydit K

          I am very pround that Iam Afro-Arab.

          All ARABS and AFRICANS must be well informed that we the AFRO-ARABS the most brave and smart peole in this world.
          My grand grand fathers who left Arabian Peninsula for sake of ISLAM.
          The African Najashi the great muslim supported and protected the first muslims.
          African Najashi was Christian who was smart and open minded African.

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          • 16 May 2012 12:55, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

            African Najashi was Christian who was smart and open minded African.

            My African grand fathers from the side of OUR grand mothers were generous, keen, brave and open minded Africans.

            Iam very proud to be AFRO-ARAB.
            AlHUMDO lilALLAH that I am not pure ARAB or pure African.

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          • 16 May 2012 13:11, by Monydit K

            Before I respond to your comment I would like to encourage you to check the word “proud” it seem you don’t know how to spell it. I’m really glad you concocted where grandpas comes from because SPLM-N is going kick out fake-arab in Sudan.

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            • 16 May 2012 16:18, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

              Monydit K
              I know that you have complex inferiority.
              I repeat and repeat loudly that Iam very proud to be AFRO-ARAB.
              YOU are unknown Dinka
              Darfurian rebels fought AFRO-ARABS of DARFUR but were defeated in Darfur and now Darfurian rebels degraded themselves under the idiot YASIR IRMAN the untrusted northern-northern Sudanese.
              SPLA-N is composed of gangs,professional criminals and highway rubbers

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              • 17 May 2012 01:18, by Monydit K

                Mahmoud, there is nothing call Afro-arab at all I just know fake-arab who are crazy and blind foo by Islamic. And to let you know I’m a pure Dinka and I don’t want to fake my identity as great Dinka man it is a tribe that I’m proud about it.

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            • 16 May 2012 16:38, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

              Monydit K
              Your statements and the obscene words tell who you are.
              Did you add these in your resume?
              I repeat and repeat loudly to all that Iam very PROUD AFRO-ARAB.
              ALL Dafurian AFRO-ARABS are bron to fight idiots.

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              • 16 May 2012 16:55, by Nguetbuny de Luelpiny

                Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla
                Arab Ideology against African people.
                devil Islamic and those behind Christainity against black people in Africa. Destroy African culture,to confuse them.

                http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOs_...

                Tone of liberators SPLA true African Native people

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                • 16 May 2012 17:41, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

                  Nguetbuny de Luelpiny
                  Arab countries have more than 50% of crude oil and natural gas resources of the world.
                  Arabs are not in need of Sudan and South Sudan ask your American white masters about this fact.

                  South Sudan licked the feet of QATAR for loans.
                  Talk about Sudan and South Sudan and concentrate on how to face coming FAMINE to 80% of southern Sudanese peoples

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          • 16 May 2012 22:03, by zulu

            Mahmute,
            You muted brain. Only in Sudan do people who bleached their skins call themselves arabs. We have Somalis, Eritreans, Ethiopians, Zande, Kenyans, just to mention afew, but never called themselves fake arabs. You are more proud to be in brown skin than to be in black. You divided low esteem only pits your ego.
            I am black, I am proud and I am beautiful.

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          • 16 May 2012 22:41, by lamented

            "I am very pround that I am Afro-Arab." Mahmoud, there’s no such thing call Afro-arab, you need to go back to Middle East and also check you. You don’t have any say about Sudanese or African politics. You being an afro-arab does not make you an African. I can’t even argue with your arab ass. Join your Al Qaeda brothers in Pakistan and Yemen. They need you, stop wasting your time on Sudanese affair

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    • 16 May 2012 18:54, by Johndumo14

      You guys talks are like children ,or have no exprience in army,SPLA knows what to do, you canot deploy anti-aircraft missiles only some areas must be all over the country,when is war khartoum can hit any city even Juba or Torit or even Nimule where there is a bussy road to Juba,so please dont tel where the guns must be located.the SPLA north mustdistroytheairbase in south kordofan,the power base.

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  • 16 May 2012 07:57, by Samzil-Messiah 2

    Yes Comrades...This Is What I’ve Been Patiently Waiting To Hear...As Soon As We Get Hold Of The Military Artillery Any Living Thing That Is Considered A Threat & Cannot Co-Exist Harmoniously With The South Must Deceae Existence...Let’s Be Optimistic And Show The Whole World That We Are Capable Of Defending Our Sovereignty No Matter How Skeptical The NCP Thugs Are About Our Capability...

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    • 16 May 2012 08:08, by Dinkawarrior

      Abyei-Oyeee!Panthou-Oyeee!Abyei-Oyeee!Panthou-Oyeee!Abyei-Oyeee!Panthou-Oyeee!Abyei-Oyeee!Panthou-Oyeee!Abyei-Oyeee! Panthou-Oyeee!Abyei-Oyeee!Panthou-Oyeee!

      SPLA-Oyeee!SPLA-Oyeee! SPLA-Oyeee! SPLA-Oyeee! SPLA-Oyeee!

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      • 16 May 2012 09:12, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

        Dinkawarrior

        INSHA ALLAH you will suck the stool of our cattles in Abiei and HELIEG.
        Moreover you wlll drink our urine it is honey for you.

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        • 16 May 2012 13:48, by South South

          Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla,

          There is nothing called Allah in our world. Do you think people are going to believe Muhammad who was a child molester ? No way to believe a man who married 6 years old girls and have sex with her when she was 9 years old. By the way, Muhammad the SHIT was 50 years old when he did that.

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          • 16 May 2012 16:48, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

            South South
            Even SATAN knows ALLAH.
            Do you know who is your father? You don’t know.
            Ask your mother!!
            Your father was one of our donkeys. refer to your ears and your mouth and compare them with pictures from GOOGLE.

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            • 17 May 2012 03:59, by zulu

              Mahmute,
              I know you definitely dont know your father. So, shut up. She is there maskerading in her full blown sari cloak, but sneaks behind for fear of being recognized. No underware beneath her cloak. Yeah, and ready for sex and there you are begotten

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          • 16 May 2012 16:52, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

            South South
            Yes it is true that sons of bitches and sons of gun don’t know ALLAH due to their complex inferiority.

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            • 16 May 2012 17:04, by South South

              Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla,

              We Know God only, but your Allah was a name made up by a child molester called Muhammad. Your are Shit like them. Jobless man who eat free food in the west and sit under computer 24 hours.

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              • 16 May 2012 18:15, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

                South South
                You are son of a gun
                You were born with unknown father that is why you are not well grown.
                Easy and Pride for you to use bad and obscene language.

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              • 16 May 2012 18:51, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

                South South

                You are only suitable for residence in toilets!!
                You are only suitable for residence in toilets!!
                You are only suitable for residence in toilets!!

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              • 16 May 2012 19:27, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

                South South
                Al HUDU lilALLAH I have built myself by myself without the help of SUDAN,USA, EUROPE, ARABS, ASIANS....
                I obtained all my degrees, professional training certificates and professional memberships with my work and my money.

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                • 16 May 2012 19:31, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

                  I used to work 12 hours per day till I got what I want.
                  Bring me any specialist from your SS who is specialist in Nuclear engineering and I will discuss with him professionally and technically.

                  I left my beloved Dufur 40 years but I did well

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                  • 16 May 2012 19:45, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

                    South South
                    Tell your lazy members of your big and small family who have only big mouths to struggle for building their country.

                    JAPANESE people did good work after being bombed by U-235 atomic bomb on HEROSHEMA and U-239 atomic bomb on NAJAZAKIA

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                  • 17 May 2012 02:19, by Zionist

                    Mahmoud
                    Being a nuclear engineer, a Muslim and from Sudan a friend of Iran, well you just invited the Israeli Mosad to come after your ass.

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                • 16 May 2012 20:20, by South South

                  Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla,

                  Iam not going to waste my time to tell you what I do because you are really a piece of dirt lazy SHIT with fat ass. Jobless and useless sitting under computer 24/7 a week. Your Allah and Muhammad are like you. Do still have a laundry in your head ? Kiss Muhammad and Allah asses

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  • 16 May 2012 08:13, by allan

    TO Kurnyel shut up and go eat dick that not ur fucking business weahter we have money not to buy anti aircraft missiles to tell u the true we got them week ago it just because we dont bak like u guys do
    remember the next move is not gonna be funny , we accept that war shit man , GOD BLESS ROSS

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    • 16 May 2012 08:30, by Kurnyel

      James Hos Mai and Dr Machar will soon die in asleep while in Bentiu, may God not forbide this wise amen.

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      • 16 May 2012 08:53, by Akol Liai Mager

        Be reminded that you are calling for own death if you don’t know. I have volunteered to save your life just for the sake of humanity. "When you wish for someone to die, it is you who will die and not the one you have wished to"
        (Dr Wayne Dyer) May God Bless Gen.Mai!

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  • 16 May 2012 08:32, by Deng Thiak Adut

    Hoth Mai, Thank you for listening to voices intelligibly. I am only for a maximum deterrence and nothing more advocating for a war. Since we are already at war with no North, we need not only anti-aircraft rockets but also long range missiles with capability of reaching Khartoum. I am confident that, this will ultimately change war attitudes from those carnivals or animals.

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  • 16 May 2012 08:34, by AUGUSTINO DENG

    I thought that the anti-aircraft missiles, which the Southern Sudan Government expected to receive within a month should have to be kept as a secret. There is no point of announcing this as it will alert the enemy in Khartoum to prepare themselves for another step. James Hoth Mai is wrong in announcing this. Military asset like that should be kept concealed always.

    By Augustino Deng.

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    • 16 May 2012 23:17, by panom lualbil

      Declaring it was better for all of us to KNOW it. But ONLY we shouldnt did this b4 its arrivalibility to avoid last kick by omar bashit.

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  • 16 May 2012 08:40, by cul achar

    Brothers and Sisters, let us respect our opinions although there are some mad individuals among us but they will not defeat us. I am talking about the fake friends in the North. Soon, they will respect our territory.
    And my message to Mohmoud Jalaba, you and your uncle are dead but pretending to be a live. you must inform them to evacuate from our land ASAP!

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  • 16 May 2012 08:46, by AUGUSTINO DENG

    It is a good idea to have anti-aircraft missiles,but it is good also for those of the SPLA Generals to considering jet-fighters airplanes too instead of anti-aircraft missiles, which they depend on it. Is Southern Sudan government not worthy to have antonov like the way Khartoum government have it?If Khartoum Govenment carried air-strike on us, then why Southern Sudan don’t carried it on Khartoum?

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    • 16 May 2012 08:55, by Deng Thiak Adut

      I agreed with you Deng. Lack of secrecy in our arms forces is very dangerous for national security and allowing journalists to report this sensitive issue, to my mind, is very childish and problematic to our military integrity. Who cares, let surprise this animals.

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    • 16 May 2012 11:26, by Beneben Bai

      Augustino Deng, we R no longer Southern Sudan but South Sudan and our nationality is South Sudanese so pls note this. number 2 it is not bad to let khartoum know earlier that we are coming up so that they can take other options rather than war against us. the only power they have is war planes. down is totally controlled by our "well motivated ground forces" as being described by American Official

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  • 16 May 2012 08:52, by hellonearth

    Oshay, Jalaby, Northern Sudanese and likes HELL YEAH SOON YOU SHALL SEE. start crying women

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  • 16 May 2012 08:57, by Pif Paf

    Retarded SPLM,

    Half your poplulation is hungry and the UN is calling it a disaster and you wants to buy anti-aircraft missiles? Whats even worse is that these missiles wont have much effect because u will need billions worth to cover all s.sudan. And even if u do manage how will u defeat SAF on the ground in higlieg and Abeyi? Too bad there is no anti-SAF missles.

    Weak Insects !!

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    • 16 May 2012 21:21, by Wek Kawaja

      pit paf or poop ur such a dumb ass sucker what do u mean by Abeyi? u dont even know spellin jz go back to class learn more spellin sucker......

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  • 16 May 2012 09:23, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

    TO all idiots of SPLA/M

    Let’s go for a determination war in sense that you or us must remain.
    The "CHANGE" that OBAMA raised in his presidential is not valid and applicable with the close minded SPLA/M.

    We must stop this head ache forever by all sorts of war.

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  • 16 May 2012 09:32, by E. Defense Forces
  • 16 May 2012 10:47, by Alier De Jok

    I’m eager to see that move effective mr Hoth, indeed it an internal policy 4 any sovereign nation to boost it national army so u get a point thought some fools we take it as a debating matter we don’t care anyway what we need to see as patriot of this beloved nation of south Sudan is the safety of our civil population who are bordering Sudan and they freeing of the people of Abyei.

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  • 16 May 2012 11:31, by tomm

    Congratulation, It is better to be late than to be Bombarded by the old
    Air craft, but it should be latest sharp to shoot Anti air craft missiles.
    And now it is time to facilitate building the oil exporting pipelines as quick as possible.

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  • 16 May 2012 11:51, by Beneben Bai

    to all NCP idiots and supporters, check the interview done by Ahmed Bill Altayeb with your minister of defense, the minister said SAF was prepared and highly equip with everything. there was no gap at all. With all those mass weapons and defences, the well ground motivated forces of SPLA as being described by American Official penetrated or overun SAF in Panthou and stayed there for 10 days

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    • 16 May 2012 19:00, by Northern Sudanese

      Beneben Bai

      There was no such interview at all. how can you stay ready if the area wasn’t even contested? who would expect SPLA to target Heglig?

      Anyway, show us the link of that interview :)

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  • 16 May 2012 17:11, by Nguetbuny de Luelpiny

    Dreaming is true
    I was dream in mid Feb,that I was a friday of Suoth declare
    while I do not have Airforce. North airforce inflicted ours people that me upsat by pointing finger back in south. why we do not have airforce? weakness of leaders is ours big nightmare. elders should open way for young The big Guns should been bought a 3 years ago. Leaders put stomach first. corruption is disease

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    • 16 May 2012 17:57, by Paanjunub

      Moumound, Jallaby and Kurnyel the dinka adopted child.

      I had conviction that the mighty SPLA will take Abyei and Panthou if UNSC and fucking pannel of Mebki are not able to send SAP out in these contested areas. U tube had proof to the world the victory of SPLA by displaying the deadbodies of the SAP day and night. The dad arabs are the worthy arabs Isreal style, South Sudan should also adopt i

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      • 16 May 2012 18:19, by Mahmoud mohamed Abdalla

        Paanjunub
        let me correct you that have forgotten to say that SPLA/M will be buried by the stool of our cattles and doys.

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      • 16 May 2012 21:42, by Mohamed

        You tube showed us the assassination of SAF prisoners of war by the SPLA troops. Wounded man dragged out of a truck and murdered in cold blood........Barbarians!

        Then they arrest the wounded from Heglig hospital and show them as prisoners of war.

        Get a decent army first and then expect to be given/sold weapons.
        Nobody sells weapons to barbarians it would incriminate them.

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  • 16 May 2012 19:03, by Northern Sudanese

    keep dreaming SPLA! believe it when we see it!

    currently, the SPLA claimed that they secured 8 bilion from China a few days ago however, today it was announced that it was actually a lie and they secured only $170 (million)................ the south has no money

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  • 16 May 2012 20:24, by Observor Mission

    Dear brothers from South Sudan, the information of buying anti-aircraft has caused a great panic amongst the northern air-forces and the foreign pilots. The pilots are already planing to the leave the Country and are asking for their payments from Bashir. Shame on Bashir’s leadership. Please Kiir, help us help our selves from Bashir the vampire. God bless you all.

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    • 16 May 2012 20:27, by Northern Sudanese

      Observor Mission

      oh yea we are so panicked because of untrue insect statements :D

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  • 16 May 2012 21:37, by Mohamed

    Salva Kiir said" Panthou is ours we will never withdraw and I don’t listen to Ban Ki Moon or anyone"
    2 days later
    Taban Deng said "hello..who’s there? I heard you guys withdrew. Blow up the oil fields so they don’t benefit from them".
    1 day later
    Salva Kiir announces " I ordered withdrawal to take place in 3 days"
    1 hour later(not 3 days)
    SAF prays in Heglig....
    The truth is clear.

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  • 16 May 2012 22:24, by Captain105

    This is great news to the people of South Sudan and especially to the people residing in areas of Bombardment. It was about time we needed this kind of weapon to defend our land and our airspace. SAF and the Government in Khartoum’s days are numbered without there Planes they are nothing as SAF are being taught a lesson in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile

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  • 16 May 2012 23:10, by JAMES KUOI STEPHEN

    Air-defensive and triples tanks travable were ok to Panthou, if Arab don’t have respect.International Pressure should not be organised in Southern Sudan while the Northern government had tones of droping his appologies to children of Southern Sudan. SPLA librated since 1983+1945,However,depending our country is very important.

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    • 17 May 2012 00:38, by Zionist

      Soon that little girl and that old man in Unity State and in other parts of South Sudan will sleep soundly in their homes knowing that there will be no more MiG29 or Antonov dropping bombs over their heads. And that their airspace is taken care of by antiaircraft missles.

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      • 17 May 2012 06:58, by Pato

        This is just out in the open. I hope and wish military activities be kept secret from public. You are simply informing the enemy and giving them all the necessary information. SPLA need to rethink its policies.

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