Comments on: C’est Mali: Intervention in a G-Zero world Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:27:05 +0000 hourly 1 By: urukhai2 Sat, 09 Feb 2013 13:56:31 +0000 “We are winning in Mali” and “The number of troops should begin to fall in March”.
Very similar statements to “Not even God can sink this ship!”

I suspect Mr. Hollande (and probably Mr. Obama) will be discussing how well things are going in Mali and the hope for future troop reductions in his farewell address.

By: usagadfly Sat, 09 Feb 2013 06:13:15 +0000 France and the USA are both wanting to determine both the form of government in Third World countries and the particular people in charge of that government. The real difference is that the French government fears the will of the French people while the American government disregards the will of the American people and has for over 8 years now.

The real difference is that France is much, much more democratic than the USA, not that their motives are so different.