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Fighting in Mali Adds Chaos to Troubled African Region (Al Qaida running wild)
Der Spiegel ^
| May 11, 2012
| Horand Knaup
Posted on 05/11/2012 7:08:07 AM PDT by C19fan
Armored vehicles rumbled through the deserted streets of Bamako, Mali, last week, while the rattle of fire from assault rifles could be heard coming from the western part of the capital, especially around the presidential guard's barracks and in the city's slums.
Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has called the situation "very, very worrying." Mhand Berkouk, director of the Echaab Center for Strategic Studies, in Algiers, fears an "Afghanization of the entire Sahel region." Berkouk believes Azawad could become a base for terrorists from around the world.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: africa; ahmedouyahia; alaqida; algeria; arabspring; azawad; bamako; libya; mali; sahel; waronterror
Nice going idiots in Washington, Paris and London. Now because of your intervention in Libya we have Al-Qaida setting up shop in Libya, Mali and Saharan Africa.
posted on 05/11/2012 7:08:14 AM PDT
"Nice going idiots in Washington, Paris and London. Now because of your intervention in Libya we have Al-Qaida setting up shop in Libya, Mali and Saharan Africa."
All easily predicted and discussed here on FR before and during the Libyan war. It may have even been part of the Obama plan to spread Islam and sweep aside secular obstacles to the creation of the Greater Caliphate.
posted on 05/11/2012 7:31:42 AM PDT
The nice policy would of been the US to arm both sides in Libya and let them kill each other: less Muzzies = less problems.
posted on 05/11/2012 7:34:16 AM PDT
A college classmate of mine was a State Department brat. I once asked him what was the worst posting his family ever had. He replied "Mali", without hesitation.
Said I, "Would it be fair to describe it as the armpit of Africa?"
Replied he, "It would be more accurate to describe it as the anal orifice."
posted on 05/11/2012 7:48:54 AM PDT
(Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
A map of the Sahel region showing where Al Qaeda operates (AFP/Graphic)
posted on 10/29/2012 3:04:16 AM PDT
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