Mali for Money

Should anyone be surprised that the French and U.S. involvement in Mali is over money? No… war is – and always has been – about acquisition. ¬†Mali has huge gold and uranium reserves and the west wants it.

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  1. Russell Byford Harding

    Spot on. Contray to seemingly popular myths that the European (dis)Union is all loving, and about peace, the whole recent situation has shown it to be about war, and almost neo-colonialism in many ways. The West divided up the land in Mali, and now it has come down to putting the Religiously-aligned groups down. Really it’s about expanding influence over Africa (like KONY 2012) and taking resources.

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