Attend this debrief on what lies ahead in the wake of the 2012 coup d’etat, presented by Mali Watch, IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus invite you to.
The Algerian hostage crisis was not only both a human and political fiasco, but its regional implications are still evolving.
Western intervention–ostensibly on humanitarian grounds–is largely responsible for the Malian crisis in the first place.
As in: come home to roost.
One longs for the heyday of ancient Timbuktu, when African scholars pored studiously over learned manuscripts in quiet libraries.
The co-director of the Institute’s Foreign Policy In Focus project discussed the African conflict on the PBS NewsHour.
A coherent, well-orchestrated plan for disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration of rebel forces and extremists must accompany any intervention in Mali.
The bad dream unfolding in Mali is the consequence of the West’s scramble for resources in Africa, and the wages of sin from the recent Libyan war.
The prospects for a new war in the Sahel appear increasingly probable.
Islamist militias have defeated Tuaregs struggling to establish a homeland in Mali.
When it comes to decisions that take lives on behalf of the American people, “moral rectitude” is no substitute for transparency in the Obama administration.
A Malian timber scandal points to a positive side of China’s controversial growing presence in Africa.
It’s a mistake for the U.S. government to ignore religion or promote it zealously. Scott Thomas offers an alternative.
The Bush administration created an imaginary front against terrorism in North Africa. This fiction has had some terrifying results.