April 29, 2013

Mali's Islamists Move to Libya

Stephen & Hirsch, The Guardian

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Diplomats warn that militants squeezed out of Mali by western intervention are hitting targets in Tripoli.

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April 25, 2013
Europe's Army? Guess What, It's the French
Brian Stewart, CBC News
I've always been interested in the French army's ability to speed elite forces into foreign operations with a unique blend of stylish panache and secrecy. You'll have seen the latest example in France's current operation in Mali... more ››
The Republican chairmen of five congressional committees have submitted an interim progress report to House Speaker John Boehner on their investigation into the Sept. 11 attacks on the American consulate in Benghazi. The State... more ››
April 19, 2013
Libya, Korea Guide Iran's Nuke Program
Majid Rafizadeh, The National
Two years of tumult, revolt and change in the Arab world have emboldened Iranian leaders, intensifying their determination to gain access to nuclear capabilities. more ››
April 26, 2013
Congo's Most Powerful Rebel Speaks
Mueller & Vogel, RealClearWorld
It was a rainy Sunday afternoon in early April when we called "Brigadier General" Sultani Makenga, the military leader of M23, currently one of the strongest armed groups in eastern Congo. Working as field researchers in the... more ››
April 23, 2013
An African Economic Miracle
Dan O'Brien, Irish Times
There has been a sustained surge in economic growth across Africa. There is a strong link between economic and political progress, and the two tend to be mutually reinforcing. For decades, bad economics and bad politics fed off... more ››