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Watch as it Develops - The Staged War Against Islamists in Northern Mali
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 23406708:MV8yMDI0NTkwXzM0NTY0NDMzXzYwQzM4NDQw] Thanks to Anita Hunt for the Heads Up.... Looks like France just purchased Niger's cooperation in upcoming war (this would be only country neighboring Azawad (Northern Mali) that will participate in intervention)... Niger Secures $4.8B in Donor Cash... Niger secured pledges of $4.8 billion (3 billion pounds) from international donors at a conference in Paris on Wednesday, giving President Mamadou Issoufou’s government the funds to press ahead with a four-year plan to alleviate poverty. Niger, one of the world’s poorest countries despite its oil and uranium reserves, convened the Paris roundtable meeting with donor nations to seal the funding for its 2012-2015 economic and social development plan. “We have been able to mobilise $4.8 billion, just higher than the needs we identified,” Planning Minister Amadou Boubacar Cisse told a news conference... Niger, one of the world’s newest oil producing nations, has become of increasing strategic importance since a Tuareg rebellion in neighbouring northern Mali was taken over by a mix of local and foreign Islamists. http://www.euronews.com/newswires/1726676-niger-secures-4-point-8-billion-in-donor-cash-for-development/ [/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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