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Mali-Niger-Uranium: A Chinese Puzzle

Barry Lando | Posted 04.06.2013 | World
Barry Lando

Niger has huge deposits of uranium, and the largest uranium miner is Areva, a sprawling French energy conglomerate, in which the French government has a major interest. To what degree was France's dramatic intervention driven by France's own economic interests?

France Inks Huge Deal Selling China Nuclear Material, Technology

AP | ANGELA DOLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — France announced euro16 billion ($22.8 billion) in deals Thursday to sell uranium, technology and more than 100 Airbus planes to China, ...