January 18, 2013

France Has Inflamed Saharan Africa

Michael Shurkin, USA Today

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The kidnapping of American and other Western hostages at a natural gas plant in Algeria by Islamic militants possibly in retaliation for France's military intervention in neighboring Mali, illuminates an unfortunate reality: France has inflamed the African region.

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TAGGED: Sahara, France, Mali, Algeria, Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, al-Qaeda, Africa

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