November 1, 2012

U.S. Must Only Take Small Role in Mali

Michael Noonan, World Report

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Radical Islamists aligned with local actors take over a large swath of a country. They desecrate world heritage sites and impose strict interpretations of Sharia law. Safe haven and training grounds are used by terrorists to control or coordinate attacks on international targets, including highly symbolic American targets, from what might be termed "geopolitical dead space."

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