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Kenya in Somalia

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Kenya in Somalia by Gerry Emmett Reportedly backed by French and U.S. air strikes, Kenyan troops entered south Somalia to attack positions of the Islamist al-Shabaab militia which controls much of … Continue reading

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Wangari Maathai

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Wangari Maathai “By planting trees, my colleagues in this grassroots movement and I planted ideas. The ideas, like the trees, grew.” —Wangari Maathai (1940-2011) Dr. Wangari Maathai never forgot the power … Continue reading

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