Does the invasion of Mali reveal France's neo-colonialistic agenda?

  1. James-wolve profile image76
    James-wolveposted 5 years ago

    Does the invasion of Mali reveal France's neo-colonialistic agenda?

    France being the former colonial master and with decades of covert military assets in the region is the natural  choice among the Western powers to lead a neo-imperialist adventure in this strategically important region.
    Mali has abundant riches in natural resources of metals and minerals. It is a major source of gold and uranium, as well as iron, copper, tin and manganese, and also versatile minerals such as phosphates, salt and limestone.Do those fighters truly represents the globe’s new “terror central”?

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  2. saitam profile image80
    saitamposted 5 years ago

    They have the support of the other Western powers, so it doesn't seem to serve only the French. Even the Mali neighbors are involved again the "terrorists". France is always present in Africa, they were also present in Cote D'Ivoire and other countries during the rebellions to protect the French interests and citizens.

    I guess it is a mix of the fear of the Al Qaeda, the richness of the country raw materials and who knows, leaving Syria out of the news.

 
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