April 8, 2012

Tuareg Nation Upsets U.S. Policy in Africa

Roger Kaplan, Weekly Standard

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In the latest turn of events in the decade-long war on terror, U.S. counter-terrorism policy in Africa was dealt a blow – or an opportunity – with the declaration of independence of the Azawad, the territory claimed by the Tuareg tribes of northern Mali.

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