Wednesday, 4 April 2012

TWO INTERESTING POINTS ON MALI COUP

Amadou Sanogo - Leader of Malian Coup d'Etat

This is from the Jamestown Foundation, authoritative right-wing security and risk analyst think tank - Sukant Chandan, Sons of Malcolm

[source]

The coup leader, Captain Amadou Sanago, is a virtual unknown in Mali, but claims to have received training from the U.S. Marines and American intelligence services.

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Many civil and military leaders in Mali are angry with France, believing it to be quietly supporting the Tuareg rebellion. A senior Malian officer recently suggested France cut a deal with MNLA military chief Muhammad ag Najim, promising support for an independent Azawad if Tuareg troops and officers would abandon Mu’ammar Qaddafi (Jeune Afrique, March 13). 

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