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01/04/2008 07:09 PM ID: 67480 Permalink   

No Dakar this Year

 

For the first time in 30 years, the Dakar Rally has been cancelled because of security issues.

"Direct threats against the race issued by terrorist groups" was given for the reason by an official with ASO, which sponsors the race.

This comes after the 4 French people that were murdered in the country of Mauritania around Christmas time. Those murders were linked to al-Qaeda.

 
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well this sucks
 
  by: snowman47   01/04/2008 07:31 PM     
  I say...  
 
we enter an M-1 Abrams in the race and go for the gold. Bring it on al-Qaeda!
 
  by: Valkyrie123     01/04/2008 08:15 PM     
  How does a terrorist organization...  
 
Prevent a rally?

Isn't this giving into terrorism?
 
  by: hl2k   01/05/2008 02:50 AM     
  @hl2k  
 
duhhh, France is involved :)
 
  by: AccessG     01/05/2008 01:30 PM     
  @AccessG  
 
Is France located somewhere in Floriduh?
Sounds like it is.
 
  by: White Albino   01/09/2008 09:24 AM     
  I had a french g/f  
 
And I've just called her a surrender monkey ahahah
 
  by: Zmethod     01/09/2008 09:27 AM     
 
 
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