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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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The Paradox of Obama’s Kill List

“Nothing else in Mr. Obama’s first term has baffled liberal supporters and confounded conservative critics alike as his aggressive counterterrorism record.” “…the administration’s very success at killing terrorism suspects has been shadowed by a suspicion: that Mr. Obama has avoided … Continue reading

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