Tag Archives: Mali

Book Review: The Cruelest Journey

The Cruelest Journey:  600 Miles To Timbuktu, by Kira Salak Although the nation of Mali does not often cross my radar as an interesting place to read about, is a desperately poor country to boot [1], as someone who likes … Continue reading

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Mali’s Free Radical Problem

In a previous post on the subject of Libya’s lack of cohesion [1], I warned that the breakup of Libya would threaten neighboring nations with problems due to the “free radical” nature of the Tuareg problem in those nations. Even … Continue reading

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