Foreign Office Minister statement on Mali

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  2. "Mr Speaker, the threat posed by the instability in Mali is of grave concern to the UK. We must not allow northern Mali to become a springboard for extremism, and create instability in the wider West African region." with a judicious bit of cut and paste, the final paragraph of the statement sounds very much like the one that committed us to Afghanistan. (Not that I am in the least cynical (which is bad) but just a tad sceptical (which is good)).
  3. I've got 10p that says UK Troops will be on the ground by Easter.
  4. Cernunnos RSS: Mali is a hot dry shithole made worse by a strong gallic colonial influence, camel flies as big as your head, bathed in muslamic death rays and patrolled by rabid hyenas the national condition is much agravated by a planned dearth of soap.