Mali is quick to become the next Afghanistan. Despite the United State’s best efforts both politically and militarily; the country is slowly succumbing to the control of Islamic jihadis in the North. An umbrella term that includes many militant organizations including the Mali-based al-Qaeda in Islamic Maghreb.
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@zero61 They just want to feel helpful. Don't worry, they have baby sitters.
The French? See http://m.csmonitor.com/World/Africa/2013/0111/As-French-forces-hit-rebels-in-Mali-Paris-wants-to-avoid-Europe-s-Afghanistan-video
@SEAN SPOONTS @dmalert Right, but you don't need a ton of accuracy to kill a lot of people. You're also assuming the 07 incident wasn't sabotage. Keep in mind a few months later the Israelis took out an alleged nuke reactor site. So why were they "activating" the scud in the first place? General testing or perhaps a hedge against the nuke site being bombed? All of this doesn't matter though. They have enough chemicals and lots of ways to deliver them that even with a 5% success rate they could kill a huge amount of people. And if it's as you say why is everyone bugging out about them using them? Psyop so we can enter Syria? If it's so hard to use them and all these A-rabs are so klutzy then why worry about AQ or other Jihadi group getting them? As per the cost of the program the cost of the actual chemicals is very low and it's the infrastructure that has chewed up all the cash - delivery systems, manufacturing equipment, facilities, etc. And a lot of what they have from missiles to chemicals are manufactured in Syria. What they have to outsource is guidance. This Israeli analyst does not share you optimism for their klutziness. http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Articles/Article.aspx/12022#.UMQi03fhD3U