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Watch as it Develops - The Staged War Against Islamists in Northern Mali
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 16928933:MV8yMDI0NTkwXzM0MTYxODQ3XzhEQkE5RERF] This article provides background on MUJWA - - MUJWA is based in city of GAO. It has been called a splinter group of AQIM. - It's founders/leaders are Malian ARAB not Taureg. (Not Algerian like AQIM). - Most founders/leaders from the al-Amhar tribe, one of several Arab tribes from the Tilemsi Valley region north of Gao - The al-Amhar tribe is believed to largely control the cocaine trade in northern Mali, in addition to other legitimate and illegitimate businesses... - Before MUJWA was founded, profits from the cocaine trade greatly increased tribe's influence & shifted the balance of power among the Arab tribes around GAO. - Is MUJWA cover for drug smuggling or reaction to social changes caused by drug smuggling? (article raises but does not answer that question).. http://thewasat.wordpress.com/2012/08/22/trying-to-understand-mujwa/ [/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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