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Patrick Henningsen on RT: ‘Mali is Key Foothold in 21st Century Resource Wars in Africa


The French military, assisted by local militia, has taken the city of Kidal – the last major city still controlled by Islamist militants. Meanwhile, warplanes have continued striking the remaining militant hideouts in the far north of the country.

The French foreign minister has hinted that the operation may be over as early as March. But while the advance has been swift, the conflict is already taking its toll on the civilians. Geopolitical analyst Patrick Henningsen believes the war on terror is just a pretext used by Western powers to tighten their grip on Africa – in the ‘New Cold War’ for resources in the 21st century…

READ MORE AFRICOM NEWS AT: 21st Century Wire AFRICOM Files



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