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From the link (April 2, 2011):

According to these individuals Sarkozy's plans are driven by the following issues:

a.A desire to gain a greater share of Libya oil production,
b. Increase French influence in North Africa,
c.Improve his internal political situation in France,
d. Provide the French military with an opportunity to reassert its position in the world,
e.Address the concern of his advisors over Qaddafi's long term plans to supplant France as the dominant power in,Francophone Africa.

All you need to know about our former president who wants to be re-elected next year.

by Bernard on Fri Aug 5th, 2016 at 08:16:10 PM EST

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