By Finian Cunningham December 08, 2013 "Information Clearing House - French neo-colonialism in Africa is now official fact after the deployment this weekend of hundreds of its troops in the poverty-stricken Central Africa Republic. The manipulation of events and public opinion to justify this French intervention has all the garish choreography of a can-can dance troupe.
Yet there is hardly a murmur of international protest at this audacious interference in a sovereign country. UN chief Ban Ki-moon has even praised France, and indeed there are some African leaders, such as Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan, who have welcomed the French initiative. How naive can these people be?