April 27, 2012

Why They Seceded in Mali

Anna Mahjar-Barducci, Haaretz

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Now that Azawad has become a reality, it is clear that North Africa can no longer be "Al-Arabi," as it now includes a state that is geographically and culturally part of the Maghreb but declares itself Berber. That is a situation that is unacceptable to Arab countries.

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TAGGED: Africa, Maghreb, Mali, Berbers, Azawad

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