3 votes

The War on Mali: An Eldorado of Uranium, Gold, Petroleum, Strategic Minerals

The French government has stated that:

“it would send 2,500 troops to support Malian government soldiers in the conflict against Islamist rebels. France has already deployed around 750 troops to Mali, and French carriers arrived in Bamako on Tuesday morning...
We will continue the deployment of forces on the ground and in the air...
We have one goal. To ensure that when we leave, when we end our intervention, Mali is safe, has legitimate authorities, an electoral process and there are no more terrorists threatening its territory.”

So this is the official narrative of France and those who support it. And of course this is what is widely reported by the mainstrem media.

France is supported by other NATO members. US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta confirmed that the US was providing intelligence to French forces in Mali. Canada, Belgium, Denmark and Germany have also publicly backed the French incursion, pledging logistical support in the crackdown on the rebels.

If we are to believe this narrative we are misled again about the real reasons. A look at Mali’s natural resources reveals what this is really about.

Mali’s natural resources

Gold: Mali: Africa’s third largest gold producer with large scale exploration ongoing.

Continue:
http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-war-on-mali-what-you-should...




Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

Genocide for gold

Africa is screwed. Poor people, rich land.

This is the article that got my posting privileges revoked:
http://bklim.newsvine.com/_news/2013/05/12/18212165-dr-stan-...

Connecting the dots

Because the corrupt main stream media in this country won't do it. Germany wants the repatriation of it's gold from France and US. U.S. says sure you can have your gold back that we have stored for you - in about 6 - 7 years. Next thing you know all this is going on in Mali, a country I'd barely heard of. Who are the main players, France and U.S, with Germany in a supporting role. What does Mali have - natural resources and gold supposedly.

Saddest of all is so many

Saddest of all is so many innocents had to die.