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France in Mali

From the new January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: World in View France in Mali by Gerry Emmett The long-simmering situation has exploded. French troops have begun attacking fundamentalist militias in northern Mali. It remains to be seen how … Continue reading

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Mali’s contradictions

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Mali’s contradictions The fracturing of Mali and the demand for self-determination of the Tuareg people in the north continue (see May-June N&L), but with grave contradictions. The National Movement for the Liberation of … Continue reading

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