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Ken, do they have access to local technocrats, or is talent scarce?

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It will likely boil to questions of who is willing to work with a military government and the junta's foreign alignments. Recall that Niger, as it is today, isn't a place that is currently retaining, cultivating, or attracting talent.

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“In Washington right next to the Holocaust Museum is the Federal Reserve where they print the money. Is that an accident?” ― Louis Farrakhan

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BLACK LIBERATION NEWS — UGANDA DECLARES ITSELF ETHNIC NATIONALIST STATE . . . Uganda No Longer a Slave Colony for Western Sex Perverts Like Jewish U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff-D (CA), Democratic Mega-Donors like Ed Buck, or Jewish homosexual Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky . . . https://cwspangle.substack.com/p/black-liberation-news-uganda-declares

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Isn't there a gigantic $100,000,000 US drone base in Niger? I would think American (or French proxy) intervention would definitely happen if the US loses it's ability to randomly murder people in the Sahel with drone strikes.

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Not sure the United States would want to keep the drone base (which has 1100 troops) operational without the consent of the government in Niamey.

Niger will certainly need help with COIN operations moving forward. One hopes that such assistance will be balanced against the need for the country to have substantive self-determination even as it deals with insecurity.

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Guantanamo comes to mind.

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Really excellent and informative. Thanks so much. Is the Wagner Group really in a position to play a role here if they are so inclined?

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I don't think it is up to Wagner to decide whether or not they make a play. It will be up to the junta in reaction to what the US, France, and other European powers do (these have been the major security partners to Niamey so far).

There is a world in which the French get kicked out (which at this point seems inevitable), but the Americans stay to continue to the COIN effort and stave off Wagner's influence.

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Je suis obligé d'écrire dans plusieurs langues parce que : 1. La plupart des gens aux États-Unis ont subi un lavage de cerveau pour croire que les Juifs sont leur salut ; et 2., leur anglais est merde et ils ne peuvent pas rester silencieux assez longtemps pour écouter ou voir ce qui se passe manifestement autour d'eux.

Le judéo-messianisme répand parmi nous son message vénéneux depuis près de deux mille ans. Les universalismes démocratiques et communistes sont une chose récente, mais ils ne sont venus que renforcer le vieux récit juif. Ce sont les mêmes idéaux.

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One of my disappointments is the utter cynicism of American policy makers towards the third world.

We tout democracy as an American value, but our commitment is a mile wide and an inch deep.

Look at the recent cable that came out about the State Department urging Pakistani officials to "remove" Imran Khan.

And our outrage that the Russians might have tried to sway our elections (turned out that it was the Hillary campaign, Comey, 50 former intelligence officers, and the FBI).

And look at the Republican response to the 2020 election.

Actually that cynicism in Washington is towards all democracy, not just third world democracy.

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NATO – an anti-white and anti-family institution . . .

After the apocalypse of 1945, a number of global organizations have been formed with the aim of maintaining and expanding totalitarian liberalism. One of the earliest organizations formed for this purpose was the war alliance "North Atlantic Treaty Organization", or NATO, which can be seen as the military wing of globalism.

In addition to ensuring that Washington always has international support for its military campaigns, NATO as an institution is explicitly anti-white and explicitly dedicated to "racial justice" for racial aliens living in white countries. As early as 1999, NATO authored reports blaming nationalists for a number of modern problems and warning against the influence of nationalism.

In 2023, the war alliance held a summit at its headquarters in Brussels on race where the alliance's leaders pledged to fight "homogeneous attitudes" and to use NATO's "collective intelligence" for the purpose.

In fact, NATO is so dedicated to its anti-white agenda that it openly advocates that institutions must be reshaped to be "inclusive," in other words, restructured to be more anti-white, and consist of fewer white employees and executives.

https://nordfront.se/nato-en-antivit-och-familjefientlig-institution

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Looking at that stripe of red across Africa, my first thought was, “All this countries are so unstable because their traditional way of life is disrupted by climate change, and the people literally do not know what to do.” The herders are pushed further and further south in search of grass and water, and the small farmers who are struggling to make the dry ground produce, resent the intrusion and assumptions that the people from the north deserve to have their needs met regardless of the impact on the current occupiers of any particular valley. This article discusses politics and power changing hands, but I didn’t notice much about the plans any of the new “leaders” might have for actually helping the people cope with the long term problems of displacement, loss of property and income, and cultural stability.7

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“I don't own Hollywood. Who depicted Black people? Who writes the books? Who writes the plays, the songs that make us look less than human? Do you mean to tell me that Jews have never done any evil to Black people? . . . Were they not involved in the slave trade? Yes, they were . . . and to the extent that they were involved, somebody has to bring them to account. And I believe that has fallen on me.” ― Louis Farrakhan

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What does this have to do with climate change being a driver of political instability in the band of African countries where the local ecosystems are transitioning from marginal grazing land to completely unproductive desert? Perhaps I am missing a bit of essential information here.

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“I believe that for the small numbers of Jewish people in the United States, they exercise a tremendous amount of influence on the affairs of government...Yes, they exercise extraordinary control, and black people will never be free in this country until they are free of that kind of control.” — Louis Farrakhan

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One word - tribalism!

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Not really. There is a lot more going on than just inter-ethnic distributive politics.

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“I believe that for the small numbers of Jewish people in the United States, they exercise a tremendous amount of influence on the affairs of government...Yes, they exercise extraordinary control, and black people will never be free in this country until they are free of that kind of control.” — Louis Farrakhan

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“Je sais qu'il y a des juifs dans les colonies anglaises. Ces marranes vont partout où il y a de l'argent à gagner... Mais que ces circoncis qui vendent de vieux vêtements prétendent être de la tribu de Nephtali ou d'Issacar n'a pas la moindre importance. Ce sont, tout simplement, les plus grands scélérats qui aient jamais sali la face de la terre.”

— François-Marie Voltaire, Lettre à Jean-Baptiste Nicolas de Lisle de Sales, 15 décembre 1773.

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“success will hinge on whether there are powerful and stable enough elite factions in the affected countries interested in long-term state-building. Absent this, there is only so much outsiders can do “. Refreshing realism Ken. Great insights.

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