January 25, 2013

Want to Fight Terrorism? Educate Women

Malcolm Potts, Los Angeles Times

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Giving women the autonomy to decide when to marry and when to have children would help bring stability to Africa's Sahel region.

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TAGGED: Mali, Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, al-Qaeda, Africa, Terrorism


January 16, 2013
Is France Now al-Qaeda's Top Target?
Bruce Crumley, Time
France is now in al-Qaeda's gunsights over the war in Mali. more ››
January 24, 2013
The Taliban of Timbuktu
Karima Bennoune, New York Times
BEFORE the recent French intervention in Mali began, 412,000 people had already left their homes in the country’s north, fleeing torture, summary executions, recruitment of child soldiers and sexual violence against women... more ››
January 23, 2013
Obama Has Given Up Fight Against al-Qaeda
Con Coughlin, Telegraph
Either Barack Obama is living in a fantasy world, or he really does believe that the decade-long war against Islamist terror is drawing to a close, as he claimed in his inaugural address yesterday. Either way his statement will... more ››
January 18, 2013
France Has Inflamed Saharan Africa
Michael Shurkin, USA Today
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:... more ››