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Watch as it Develops - The Staged War Against Islamists in Northern Mali
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 31243632:MV8yMDI0NTkwXzM1NzkyOTY0X0M3OEMxNDQ3] [b]Liberated Malians celebrate, French-led forces clear Timbuktu BUT fear of insurgency grows - [/b] ...In the face of the two-week-old French-Malian counter offensive, the rebels seemed to be pulling back north into the trackless desert wastes and mountain fastnesses of the Sahara. Military experts fear they could carry on a gruelling hit-and-run guerrilla war against the government from there... At Konna, 500 km (312 miles) southeast of Gao and recently recaptured from the rebels, some people were still afraid. "No-one believes the rebels will give up without resisting. They may be regrouping for an attack, there is fear of a guerrilla war," said Salou Toure, a middle-aged resident of Timbuktu who had fled that town three months ago... http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2013/1/28/worldupdates/liberated-malians-celebrate-frenchled-forces-clear-timbuktu&sec=Worldupdates [/quote]
Background - About a year ago, I stumbled on a website run by a group of students in France. They represented an organization called the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA is its initials in French).
I kept up with their movement to establish an independent Taureg state in Northern Mali. As I followed their statements and the occasional MSM article, it became apparent that something was not quite right. These kids were being set up. I came to believe that I was watching Western intelligence operation to create the pretext for Western intervention in Africa (in other words, I was watching a "false flag" war in the making)...
By early October, the yellow journalism building the case for war was undeniable...So, I decided to create this thread. Using MSM news sources (with occasional commentary posts) I tried to give the background on what is happening in Mali & why it might be happening....
Thanks for reading - Here is my original post...
Who do I root for?
Foreign jihadists from Sudan and Western Sahara pour into northern Mali
HUNDREDS of jihadist fighters, mainly from Sudan and Western Sahara, arrived in northern Mali over the weekend to support the Islamist groups ahead of a threatened regional intervention, witnesses and a security source say.
link to www.theaustralian.com.au
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