A month later Sadou Diallo, the mayor of the north Malian city of Gao [which had fallen to the Islamists] told RTL radio: The French government knows perfectly well who is supporting these terrorists. Qatar, for example, continues to send so-called aid and food every day to the airports of Gao and Timbuktu.
The presence of Qatari NGOs in north Mali is no secret. Last summer, in the wake of the separatist takeover, the Qatari Red Crescent was the only humanitarian organisation granted access to the vast territory.
One member of the Qatari humanitarian team told AFP at the end of June that they had simply come to Gao to evaluate the humanitarian needs of the region in terms of water and electricity access.....
~~ I'm shocked! The filthy qataris wouldn't betray the kafirs, right?
It would be an extension of the effort Qatar is already making in Egypt, Libya and in Tunisia.
Another State Dept home run!
Maybe Algore knows?
Seriously, though, Qatar has been suspected of funding jihad in the past.
Qatar wants to establish Al-Gorezeera TV in Mali
Tune in to Al Jazeera to find out. Same goat time. Same goat channel!
Instead of running around in the Sahara desert France should tackle the problem at its root. And let ELF exploit the Qatari oil reserves for all I care.