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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just to remind the CofC.
The only thing that would united the YB government at this time would be an attempted crossing of a convoy from Moroccodom into YB.

The YB Army is still partially mobilized with several thousand reserve and militia in the field.
The Northern boarder is closed with large areas still mined.
No aid is requested by either faction of the YB government and any incursion from Moroccodom will be fired upon.

ZSU 23-4, SA-9 are in the boarder area.
Older but still usable SA-8 units have been seen around the capital.

The political infighting in Yer Bouti City is no concern of Moroccodom and should not be taken advantage of.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

CNNN's The Wolf reporting that this morning several attack were undertaken in Yer Bouti. First, a series of bombs exploded in downtown Yer Bouti, with one just inside the WalStore (you can buy more than walls there). As of now there are 38 confirmed dead and over 100 wounded.
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One bomber was caught and a chase ensued, he died in a hail of bullets. Well 4 actually hit him, with over 200 other bullets going else where. Authorities are not thinking that any of those other bullets hit any civilians.
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Over a dozen mortar rounds were fired into an air base, hitting two F-4 and an F-5 fighter, One F-4 is complete destroyed burning brightly for over an hour. No report on casualties. Al Kabab and Shis-Kabab have both claimed credit for the attacks. No confirmation has been determined at this time.
"This is the Wolf, join me later this afternoon and this evening on my show the Wolf's Liar for in depth evaluation of these events and others around the globe."

Commonwealth flights are continuing with most flying along the border of Yer Bouti, but within the territory of the Commonwealth. About an hour after the attack an F-35 on Recon mission flew over Yer Bouti City for pictures. Although the plane was detected there were not any effective tracking-targeting radars which had a lock.
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All relief has stopped inside the border of Western Sahara waiting for further information from the Ministry of Lack of Credible Information of Yer Bouti.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The well respected YB head of the Armed Forces has been removed by the PM following the attacks in Yer Bouti.
A younger Western leaning unknown Officer has been appointed, his family links to the PM's wife did not go un noticed.
Police have conducted raids around the capital, some on opposition groups.

The head of the N.E. tribal lands has claimed he has received a denial from the Al-Kaba group of any connection to the attacks, blaming instead foreign state actors.

The elderly Sheik on hearing of the loss of life was taken to hospital with chest pains, he has been kept in overnight.

Large protests are expected tomorrow after the traditional Friday happy hour.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

As the border and people are becoming emotional, concerned with the direction of Yer Bouti. The border security is being maintained. Drones, planes and helocopters are flying down the border of West Sahara and Yer Bouti (drones are flying into the Yer Bouti territory to assess risk All security on the border are only wearing side-arms, all rifles are in the guard house, to present a relaxed setting on the West Sahara side of the border.

A group of Al Kabab has been identified about 12 km inside Yer Bouti at a campsite along a nice size stream. Radio transmission intercepts did confirm the identity of the group. They were joined by a small group of men on horseback.

A dozen loyalist to Don En Yer Bouti have conducted an operation to kill the New Reigning Sheik Yer Bouti. The dozen loyalist, called 'Running Bouti', armed with automatic weapons, RPGs, grenades made an assault in Minehead. These attackers were motivated but not highly skilled or trained.
The reason for the attack is not know if it is people from Don En Yer Bouti or the Prime Minister, or even possibly from General Fatusa. They killed over 3 dozen people including some of the upper crust of the tribal bands, men and women. Over 80-100 people have been wounded.
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The Running Bouti attack from two directions with the attack initiated with RPGs on the Governors Mansion and with AK-47 fire. The Minehead Royal Guards fought back killing many as they were cut down, only being armed with hand guns. As the attackers were breaching the mansion, guards more heavily armed stood the ground in the reception hall and all of the Running Boutis were eliminated. Two survived, but an NCO and Officer put a bullet into their head, respectively.
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Smoke was seen coming from the Minehead Govenor's Mansion. Since that event, more people loyal to the new Sheik Yer Bouti surrounded the grounds. Armed vehicles arrived within 20-30 minutes of the gun fight.
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The Algerian Monarchy, King Lear, is concerned about General Fatusa trying to create a coup, kill the Royals and him. Petro drilling has been taking place for the last few months on several sites that have been identified by Geography and Mining firm consulted on months ago. Results look favorable to increase revenue. King Lear is not comfortable with the protection of the Palace Guards, several have been removed recently questioning the loyalty of those people to the Kingdom. Hence is asking for help from the Commonwealth. He is visiting Monacodom and capital city of Monaco. Lear along with several in his cabinet and two of his wives.
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A large petro pipeline is being built in the desert of Algeria from the south and southwest of Algeria with two general destinations. One through Moroccodom connecting with that network and the other north to the Mediterranean to Algiers. This was agreed to in the contract of the exploration and development of new resource production. .
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Naval Squadron in the Santa Cruz Island group, ready to respond to any situation in Yer Bouti. Includes DDH (helo destroyer, with 4 Harriers, 8 AH Tigers, 8 NH-90s, 4 OH-1s), CN Illustrious (20 F-35, 4 NH-90s, 8 Pumas, 4 AH Tigers), DDG Burke Class, 2 Type 23 and a Type 46, LPH Jima, 2 old LSTs and FST-2 (fire support monitor). Accompany in the area are 2 SSN attack subs, the Jacksonville and a Virginia Class.
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The riots in Yer Bouti do not seem to be about food stuffs and survival, more about the political changes. The murder of the Great Sheik Yer Bouti III, The PM is reaching out to various people in the State and other countries. Gaining support in an international basis.
Don En Yer Bouti is to be a pain in the rectum, if you can believe that, claiming his father was killed by a clan sect to gain control to then grow Poppies in the highlands of Minehead and other areas for illegal crop. He has asked for UIN protection for the Monarchy, i.e. him. The Vatican is sending 200 of the Swiss Guards to assist, expected to arrive tomorrow. The French are interested to help. They want to participate in the increasing production of oil.
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In Monaco, King Lear the Frightened has arrived, he has cancer of the liver and is appears to be spreading. In confidential conversation with the Commonwealth leadership, he would like some guarantees for him and his family. 1 be able to return to Algeria as King and Governor for life. 2 seats in Algeria's Parliament for his 2 sons in the House of Royals. Clean transfer of capital he has amassed, along with 15M Euros, 5M GBP, and $5 million added. The Lear Family Trust would own 10% of the oil production companies drilling. The funds were set up to be transferred by Barclay's Bank on condition of satisfaction of approval by Parliament, to become a member of the Commonwealth.
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King Lear is greatly concerned about General Fatusa, They have conducted attacks and killed his youngest son by his 4th wife, who was in college at Cambridge a year ago drinking a lot of warm beer. Al Kabab and Shis Kabab have added tension that neither he nor the great citizens of Algeria want or deserve. He would like Algeria to become a member of the Commonwealth. Have Parliament vote on it tomorrow as he flies to London for medical care.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

CNNN's Wolf on the Wolf's Liar, reports infighting in Yer Bouti has gotten bigger. More people are trying to get into Yer Bouti's Kabab, including an army unit loyal to Don En Yer Bouti, the son and apparently the rightful heir of the Sheik title.
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Here is what happened. An army unit loyal to the El Sheik Yer Bouti, III and now his son Don En Yer Bouti, has organized a group of armored cars and BMP-1s heading into the state of Al Kabab to MisYer Knob, Kabab, opening fire on several groups of people, the 73mm HE rounds on direct fire, along with heavy M.G. killed many civilians loyal to the person claiming to be the Sheik. Several members of the Al Kabab militia groups went to face the army units and military vehicles. Firing RPGs destroying several BMPs, one T-55, 4-5 trucks and 3 Ratel 20 and a Ratel 90. However, over 100 Al Kaba had to be left behind as the onslaught was too much. over 20 military died in the fighting, The 2nd in command, El-Dirt assumed command when his superior was killed in the fighting. He was heard on the radio asking for help.
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From Yer Bouti City a unit of tanks comprised of T-72, T-62, T-72 TUSKs and other vehicles left town. All members had sworn an oath to the new Sheik Yer Bouti, IV. When informed of their mission 40 miles away, several opened fire on companies, destroying 12 other tanks, although most of the company of 10 tanks was eliminated and are smoking on the highway on MisYer Knob, Kabab. The remaining units loyal to the new Skeik IV did continues, although a lot more weary and alert.
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More news on Yer Bouti as it comes up.
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The task force in Santa Cruz Island Group, is readying for action in the event that things escalate in Yer Bouti. The task force has been joined by another frigate and destroyer. The task force is training west of Santa Cruz, staying out of the zone of Yer Bouti, it smells with carnage.
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Chiakovia is offering assistance to the Commonwealth if the need arises, sending a task force with Kovian Marine units attached. The exact capabilities has not been revealed for security reasons.
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Drones did capture some images of the fighting in MisYer Knob, Kabab,
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The Morocco National Guard is standing down 2 battalions of of the National Guard. A unit of MP in VABs and trucks is heading down the border of West Sahara and Yer Bouti. Several flights in to South West Sahara of MPs also took place.
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The Algerian cabinet agreed to become members of the Commonwealth, the Parliament voted in favor of becoming a member, with 68% of the member in favor with 2 abstaining. As the vote was taking place in Algiers, several bombs went off in Algiers killing dozens and wounding hundreds of people. One guy blew himself up and destroyed a K-Mart store entrance, even though it has been closed for almost 2 years.
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The surgery on King Lear appears to have been successful, the Lt Governor is assuming the leadership for Algeria for an estimated 2 weeks, He is nephew of the King, Prince Dula. Prince Dula is in favor of the membership and had pushed his uncle, King Lear into the Commonwealth. Prince Dula went to Sandhurst, in the UK for his education, then to Christ Church, Oxford, England, studying along Rhode Scholars from the US, earning his Masters in Economics and International Relations, having graduated with honors.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Santa Cruz Group gets an early morning visit in international waters at 20'

It's not just AK and RPG's anymore!


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

On the stern of your vessel....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LQDv9-IHas

In the harbor at Santa Cruz, would you like us to perform this in Yer Bouti Harbor?

https://www.google.com/search?q=submarine+surfacing&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-b-1-ab
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

On patrol off the coast of Yer Bouti, are 6 Visby Patrol Craft. They patrol in pairs with one pair 12 1/2 miles off the coast, The other two are further out. 4 mono-hull LCS are intransit and 2 Perry Class Frigates. Lynx helos are also providing patrol along the coast at 12 NM.
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On the western border of Yer Bouti with West Sahara, approaching the North-South Highway, some people were wanting to leave Yer Bouti. They were not aloud to leave with the military from Yer Bouti or para-military turning their citizens back, to return home.
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The Ambassador for the Commonwealth to the Balzac Republic has expressed concern to the stability of Yer Bouti. Also looking forward to receiving information of the leadership of the country. Also, to understand the intent of the apparent leadership.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 1:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sorry Chris the ship with the Phantoms fly by was meant to be one of your Santa Cruz group. Yer Bouti is somewhat nautically challenged at the moment.

You have to admit the F-4 will make a nice anti shipping platform as the real fighters come on line!

As for YB's Eastern boarder crossing, nothing gets across until they have have a good lick of paint!



White primmer just will not cut it. Anyone not deemed a threat to YB will be welcome to come or go. However it is going to take some time to sort this new chaos out.

Balzac is sharing information on Yer Bouti with the CofC.
It may be that YB has access to a much broader and larger military inventory than first
understood. Some BSDF assets stored in the Country may be under their control.

BSDF and CofC to hold talks this weekend.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

chrisswim wrote:
CNNN's Wolf on the Wolf's Lard.

The Algerian cabinet agreed to become members of the Commonwealth, the Parliament voted in favor of becoming a member, with 68% of the member in favor with 2 abstaining. As the vote was taking place in Algiers, several bombs went off in Algiers killing dozens and wounding hundreds of people. One guy blew himself up and destroyed a K-Mart store entrance, even though it has been closed for almost 2 years.


I just can't see the Algerians taking this without a venomous public input.
Especially given their relations with Moroccodom.
I think this could be "The Dom too far".
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Acquisitivedom strikes again. Hegemony on the march. Don't worry. CofC ASSURES you, this is FOR YOUR OWN GOOD! lol!
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2018 11:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Panzergator, oh what do you mean?
2/3 of the Parliament wants to become members of the CoC.
Good to have to back, I know you have observed from the dark corners of the universe.
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CNNN Wolf reports that several bombs have exploded killing many in the capital killing many members of Parliament and other government officials. Then two attack squads went into the capital dressed as police and were seen shooting other police and security including members of Parliament. The concern is that some of the attackers were actual police and security forces at the capital, not just Algiers. Smoke is seen rising in Algiers As the shooting continued most of the attackers were shot down as the security forces also were losing people. Then it is reported that some of the defending security officers then turned their guns on some of the remaining members of Parliament. Chaos continues 8 hours later in Algiers.
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The Commonwealth leadership is concerned. The CoC Parliament has not approved the application of admission. The Monarch made a comment that he would like to see a public referendum in Algeria to determine their direction. In either event the Commonwealth does wish to work with Algeria in their own economic opportunities as we have done for years. The Ambassador's staff in Algiers has been evacuated, with just a few essential members of the staff and security positioned in Algiers.
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In Santa Cruz, the task force is continuing with training operations and conducting maintenance. Two F-35 on patrol a few 20 kilometers off the coast were approached by 4 F-4 Phantoms. The F-35s continued flying their pattern. Only search radars were active, there were not any targeting radars or fire control systems detected. As the F-4s approached from the stern the F-35 looped wide and around to face the F-4s, and they crossed each other at a closing speed of 1600 mph. They then turned again and were on the stern of the two of the F-4 Phantoms as the other two went into another direction to swing on the 6 o'clock of the F-35s. As the F-4s were being trailed they were closed on by the two Lightening they accelerated the F-35 flew by below them and out to sea. There was not any aggressive encounters today.
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In Monaco, the MV Horton arrived with the normal shipment of goods from the Balzac Republic. The plan of on-boarding for the return voyage is expected.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

With all Balzac diplomatic staff unceremoniously kicked out of Yer Bouti today, a valuable insight will be lost.
The latest assessment by the Military attache is as follows.

The YB Forces are under going a major purge. While most units are still deployed with their equipment there has been reduction in ability, some due to desertions (5-10%), some to fatigue and now some to the continuing purge of the senior staff.

Army.
The tank Reg't has been parted out to the 4 main Infantry Reg'ts being used as support.
Type 69, T55 and T62 in use for sure, most in poor condition. Rumors of the T72's abound, they knew Balzac would not sell them Leopard 2's and they have been in contact with several Eastern European countries so they may be around.

The infantry Regiment's all have mobility with a good number of M113, BMP or Ratel APC's. However most are dug in around the boarder or the capital.
It has been noted that a number of TPZ-1 Fuchs have deserted and crossed in to the country from Algeria in the last few days with the 1000's of returning Yer Bouti migrant workers. There could now be as many as 55 in YB Army hands.

An artillery reg't has batteries of M109, 2S1, MRL and some towed 155mm guns.

The 5 PMU's are local home defence militia, truck or ad hoc based (one has a few BTR 50)

At the moment the Army is in a defensive position with little to no chance of projecting power outside of YB. The belief is they my try to move towards a mechanized battalion structure but this will take a long time to achieve.

Air Force.
The resent purchases from the USA and Balzac are problematic.
At least one Sqd each of F4E and F5E however the purges may reduce the number of pilots to operate them and that would take time to recover.
Several old grounded Migs are at one of the airfields. A few Mig 29 have been push back in to service, more are expected to fly later.
The USA also provided some C130's and a large number of helicopters.
The US is down playing the the sale of the helicopters saying many are unserviceable and lacking key parts. None of the Chinooks or Cobra's have blades and weapon sanctions will now be enforced.

The Navy is operating a couple of Rivercraft and landing craft.
Two Navy projects did receive limited funding but Balzac is unsure of the details.
Project Halibut and project Bluefin.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Commonwealth intel has determined that yer Bouti has one submarine project, Bluefin, probably a diesel submarine. Halibut is believed to be a surface ship, or a project of several surface ships. YB Army intl accesses that the Army does have access to the T-55, 62, Type 59 and 69, and T-72. It seems there are several different varieties of T-72 that are available. Some had been in storage. Some shipped in containers needing some assembly. Estimated under 50 T-72 tanks.
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the purges is not a good sign of the direction of Yer Bouti, Even Algeria is highly concerned and many are now thinking that Yer Bouti craziness will have influence of Algeria and have a the public referendum results to be favorable to becoming a member of the Commonwealth.
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Shis-Kabab, is reported to have set off 2 bombs in Algiers over the last few hours. They did claim to having set the bombs. Dead are so far reported at 40+. expected to rise.
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(In the airbases in the Commonwealth, aircraft are quietly being readied, prepared and assessed. A-6, EA-6, S-3 Vikings, A-4, F-111 and EF-111, A-7, F/A-18, [F-4s out of sight]. Security is high.
NATO has been alerted as to a potential threat of Yer Bouti as many people evacuating Yer Bouti have talked of an attack on the Commonwealth, which is a member of NATO.
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