hat tip: Tony Mierzwicki
John Irish, Geert de Clercq, Muriel Boselli and Michel Rose. Reuters PARIS |
Areva has been mining uranium in Niger for more than five decades and provides much of the raw materials that power France's nuclear power industry, the source of 75 percent of the country's electricity.
Paris launched air strikes and sent hundreds of soldiers into Niger's neighbor Mali this month to drive back al-Qaeda-linked rebels it said could turn the West African country into a base for international attacks....
Majia here: Nuclear causes wars, fails as a deterrent, and wrecks the environment.
We are enslaved by our obsession with the power of the atom.