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The Benefits of Doing Nothing in Mali?

“All things considered, any outside power trying to counter extremists would be best advised to support Tuareg aspirations.” “With the subsequent formation of AFRICOM as a separate “combatant command” in the US military, the rise of AQIM has been, to … Continue reading

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Touareg Alliance Declares Northern Mali as State of Azawad

Touareg militias formed an interim government in the self-proclaimed state of Azawad:  “the two groups have formed a 40-member committee, with half of members representing Ansar al-Din and the other half representing MNLA, to declare the government” “The agreement removes … Continue reading

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