December 31, 2012

Save Mali Before It's Too Late

Oumou Sall Seck, New York Times

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How would the United States government react if a huge section of its territory were occupied by terrorists and drug traffickers who raped women and forced them to marry? If children were conscripted and deprived of their education? If citizens had their hands and feet cut off? That is precisely what has happened to the once peaceful and democratic nation of Mali.

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TAGGED: Tuareg, Ansar Dine, Africa, Mali

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