It is in support of a military dictatorship.
It brings death, mainly to Malian civilians.
This war is a neo-colonial war.
The French top brass did not like the deathly honesty of the Foreign Legion soldier’s mask. It undermined war propaganda.
- Panetta: US Pledges to Aid French Invasion of Mali (news.antiwar.com)
- France Formally Requests US Military Aid for Mali Invasion (economicpolicyjournal.com)
- France imposes media blackout on Mali war (aworldchaos.wordpress.com)
- RUSI: France in Mali: What Risk for the (foreignpolicyreview.org)
- Is Mali The Next Afghanistan? (infiniteunknown.net)
- Mali: UAE giving material, financial aid, Hollande says (alhittin.com)