NPR’s web site saw fit to “hold” my comment “for review”. That sounds like censorship to me, so here it is:
Here we go again. Mali is a former colony of France. Not a pretty picture, is it? And since when does Islam confer “the presence of Al-Queda”? “Al-Queda” doesn’t exist. It’s like shooting and then calling what you hit your target. Why do I listen to NPR? The propaganda drives me to distraction. Who did France murder in Mali? Just blow up some buildings or what? Why does that so remind me of Winston Churchill dropping poison gas on the indigenous people of the Mid-East. Gruesome and evil misstep by a more advanced nation. May I assume that Mali has natural resources which corporations would like to exploit? Is that the real story?