So what’s new? There’s a huge country called Mali that a motley bunch of medieval madmen want to send back to the Stone Age. Among those who, until recently, could not care less has been the government of Mali. Roused from its slumber, the African Union decides to send some troops to investigate in about six months or so.
Before you can say Timbuktu, the French are bombing the bandits back in their bunkers and everyone and their dog want to join in the fun. Why do African politicians still need a white man’s boot up their backside to get off it and do something?