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Al-Qaeda's grip on northern
Mali has to be broken

Telegraph [UK], by David Blair

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 10/3/2012 7:56:44 AM

I wrote earlier this week that a Somalia-style intervention will have to be undertaken sooner or later in order to break al-Qaeda’s grip on northern Mali. Sure enough, yesterday’s Washington Post reported that American officials are considering this option, with the added possibility that they could choose to extend the drone war to the Sahara. The option of deploying US or Western combat troops is not even up for discussion. The only realistic possibility for dealing with Mali is to apply the Somalia model, namely that African forces would do the fighting and the West would provide funding, logistics and

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Grambo, 10/3/2012 8:21:28 AM     (No. 8906183)

Oh, please, not another foreign war to rid Arabs of their own monsters. Leave them to do what they do best, kill each other. They don’t need our help.

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