runwiz: The curent situation in Mali with the Islamist forces is in large part blowback from Libya. So much for that intervention. And the Islamist/Al Qaeda threat is just an excuse to intervene in Mali and West Africa. It's really all about natural resources. France relies greatly upon nuclear power and French companies operate uranium mines in Mali and Niger. They can't risk losing control of these deposit. Another major benefactor of this intervention will be China who has invested $billions in this region in order to gain access to the resources. But just like Afghanistan the American public will have their fears of terrorism stoked in order to accede to the desires of imperialistic gain.
cynicalbastard: sweet-daddy-2: miss diminutive: Can't they just send Cajuns and kill two birds with one stone?But who would make our gumbo?Wouldn't sending Cajuns just be another form of gumbo diplomacy?
sweet-daddy-2: miss diminutive: Can't they just send Cajuns and kill two birds with one stone?But who would make our gumbo?
Hector Remarkable: Well I'm no foreign expert, but I believe it should be spelled Molly, as in "Molly was the singer in the band". Maybe that's what they're fighting about.
kvinesknows: miss diminutive: Can't they just send Cajuns and kill two birds with one stone?How about we send Canadian Indians?
fusillade762: It's OK, we're just there as advisers.
rogue49: Hey, at least it's someplace new.We Americans need another geography lesson.
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