GR Week in Review 19 January 2013: The Scramble for Africa

19 January 2013 — Global Research

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Mali Conflict Could Refuel Algeria’s Civil WarAbayomi Azikiwe, January 18, 2013

Interview with Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of Pan-African News Wire

In regard to the situation in Algeria, there has been over the last two decades insurgencies led by Islamist forces there and it appeared as if these difficulties and conflicts had…

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013 and the New Scramble for Africa, Chris Marsden, January 17, 2013

France’s military aggression in Mali is only the latest expression of a renewed Scramble for Africa being undertaken by all of the continent’s former imperialist overlords. This involves not only those powers that directly ruled Africa from the late nineteenth…

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By Design: French Mali Invasion Spills into AlgeriaTony Cartalucci, January 17, 2013

Al Qaeda is both a casus belli and mercenary force, deployed by the West against targeted nations. French operations seek to trigger armed conflict in Algeria as well as a possible Western military intervention there as well, with the Mali conflict serving as a pretense.

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Congo’s M23 Conflict: Rebellion or Resource War?Nile Bowie, January 16, 2013

M23 rebels in DR Congo have threatened to march to the capital and depose the government. UN reports confirm that rebels receive support from key US allies in the region, and Washington’s role in the conflict has become difficult to…

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The Geopolitical Reordering of Africa: US Covert Support to Al Qaeda in Northern Mali, France “Comes to the Rescue”Tony Cartalucci, January 15, 2013

NATO is funding, arming, while simultaneously fighting Al Qaeda from Mali to Syria. Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) is allied to the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) supported by France during NATO’s 2011 proxy-invasion of Libya

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The War on Mali. What you Should Know: An Eldorado of Uranium, Gold, Petroleum, Strategic Minerals …R. Teichman, January 15, 2013

Whatever is announced by France or the US, reported by the mainstream media, the goal of this new war is no other than stripping yet another country of its natural resources

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Obama in Africa: Somalia, Mali and the War Powers Resolution, Steve Breyman, January 15, 2013

Critics of President Obama’s 2011 aerial intervention in Libya may recall one of that conflict’s most striking features: the administration’s failure to invoke the 1973 War Powers Resolution(WPR). The War Powers Resolution is that tasteless congressional fruit of the late…

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Mali and the Scramble for Africa, Ben Schreiner, January 14, 2013

The French military intervention into Mali on Friday — France’s second in as many years into a former African colony — was reportedly “seconded” by the United States. This ought to come as no great surprise, given the Pentagon’s deepening…

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Military Intervention in Mali: Special Operation to Recolonize Africa, Alexander Mezyaev, January 14, 2013

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 new African territories by Western powers. They have got hold…

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Mali’s Tuareg-Uranium Conspiracy, Moeen Raoof, January 13, 2013

Global Research Editor’s Note In the light of recent events in Northern Mali, we bring the following April 2012 Global Research article to the attention of our readers.

The recent Coup in Mali by a Army Officer Captain while all…

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