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Malian War Spreading into Niger: French Military Moves Further Into Northern Region

Special Forces deployed by Paris to Niger to “secure” uranium mines Reports emanating from the West African state of Mali indicate that French grounds forces accompanied by the national army…

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US agrees to refuel French warplanes on Mali mission

The United States has agreed to refuel French fighter jets waging war against Islamist militants in Mali, officials have said, after weighing the decision for more than two weeks. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told…

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Various U.S. intelligence services help the French in Mali

  At the forefront of the military operation in Mali, France has according to several experts information American drones and satellites, in addition to its own intelligence capabilities, which are…

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France uses Mali war to boost Rafale jet

France is exploiting the deployment of Dassault Rafale combat jets against Islamic militants in Mali to boost efforts to clinch a $10 billion deal for 60 of the multirole aircraft…

Photo shows French army soldiers standing on armored vehicles as they leave Bamako and start their deployment to the north of Mali.

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France imposes media blackout on Mali war

France has reportedly imposed a media blackout on its invasion of Mali amid a growing war that rages on in the West African nation. On January 11, France launched the…

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The War on Mali. What you Should Know: 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…

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Military Intervention in Mali: Special Operation to Recolonize Africa

The military operation in Mali launched on January 11 is another vivid example of special activities aimed at recolonization of the African continent. It’s an orderly and consistent capture of…

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History Repeats Itself: A “Humanitarian Intervention” in Syria – 150 Years Ago

A humanitarian intervention in Syria? Humanitarian grounds had already been used in 1860 … precisely by France as a pretext to intervene militarily in Syria, then an Ottoman province. In…

Greeting: Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, right, being welcomed by then French President Nicolas Sarkozy, left, at Elysee Palace in Paris, France. It has been claimed that Sarkozy received millions in illegal cash from Gaddafi

Nicolas Sarkozy ‘took £40m from Colonel Gaddafi to fund 2007 election campaign’

A massively wealthy arms dealer with close links to Britain claims that he can provide proof that Nicolas Sarkozy received millions in illegal cash from Colonel Gaddafi, it emerged today….

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US, French Troops Prepare For Syria Invasion In Response To “Chemical Weapons” Threat

The 8 day mini war between Israel and Gaza has come and gone and any attempts at provoking a wider regional conflict, one involving Iran (if indeed this was the…

Office of the "Committee to Command Good and Prohibit Impious Acts" in Aleppo. Credit: Voltaire Network

Syria: The “Liberated Zone” of Aleppo: Religious Dictatorship Supported by France

The French government assures us that it is in permanent contact with the representatives of the “liberated zones” in Syria, and that it is supplying them with logistical support. It…

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Big Five Group pushing for EU rapid reaction headquarters

Lady Ashton, the EU foreign minister, has signalled to Paris she will go against British opposition if France can win other allies this winter, a senior French defence ministry source…