Nigeria: Mali, Not Afghanistan
Premium Times (Abuja), 6 February 2013
Since the campaign by the French Army to free Northern Mali from the iron grip of the Islamic fundamentalists began a few weeks ago, the Nigerian government has been labouring profusely to justify the entry of its troops into the fray. The Malian government was rendered dysfunctional in March, last year, following a military coup, which toppled the government of President Amadou Toumani Toure. ...