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Watch as it Develops - The Staged War Against Islamists in Northern Mali
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 23406708:MV8yMDI0NTkwXzM0MjQ2OTI3X0JCQTE0OTE4] [quote:insertfunnyusername:MV8yMDI0NTkwXzM0MjQ1MTUyXzk4MkNENTA2] Aid workers kidnapped in Niger freed http://www.modernghana.com/news/427678/1/aid-workers-kidnapped-in-niger-freed.html Islamist Terror Cell Busted In Morocco, Nine Arrested http://www.terrorismwatch.org/2012/11/islamist-terror-cell-busted-in-morocco.html [/quote] More on Morocco/Western Sahara Connection to Mali In “Mali: Polisario Connection,” Jeune Afrique reports that as Jihadists in Northern Mali – AQIM, MUJAO, and Ansar Dine – feverishly organize in Timbuktu, Gao, and elsewhere for an international military intervention, new recruits have joined them from the Polisario-run Sahrawi refugee camps in Tindouf, Algeria and elsewhere across Africa’s Sahel. Jeune Afrique cites French intelligence reports that groups of 40-60 men, up to 300 volunteers, arrived in Timbuktu and Gao during October, many of whom express themselves in Hassaniya, the Arabic dialect used by Moors and Sahrawis. The article cites the October 21 press reports by AFP and others that members of the Polisario Front joined the Jihadists in Northern Mali, which the separatist group immediately denied. Jeune Afrique notes, however, that the presence of Salafi Jihadism in the camps “is not a recent phenomenon.” An investigation into radical Islam in the camps shows a presence as early as the late 1990s, and links between radicalism Islam in the camps and terrorism appear as early as 2003 . . Jeune Afrique says neither the Polisario Front nor Algerians have been able to stop the “Salafist virus” among young people in the Tindouf camps, and have been even less able to prevent these “desperados” from leaving the camps to join jihadist movements. While Algerian and Polisario security forces now police the Tindouf camps together, the extremist appeal remains strong for young Sahrawis, and “no roadblock, no patrol, no minefield will prevent [them] from taking the path to Timbuktu.” Jeune Afrique, by Francois Soudan (Paris, France, Oct. 28, 2012) – See the full feature story, “Mali: Polisario Connection,” available in French in the current issue of the Paris-based magazine Jeune Afrique at: http://moroccoonthemove.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/jeune-afrique-mali-polisario-connection-31oct2012.pdf [/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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