Sure, but I don't think you can blame him for the Mali civil war .. perhaps he should have formed his own army and re-take the north? He probably could afford it. <wink> CRK well the knock against that from the beginning was that before property (ies) were acquired bought they failed to turn a profit, and people wondered how they expected to do so given the costs to get the gold out of the ground the first time. In other words those two companies were risky bets .. .