Regions / Mali

From Here to Timbuktu

One longs for the heyday of ancient Timbuktu, when African scholars pored studiously over learned manuscripts in quiet libraries.

Mali: After the Intervention

A coherent, well-orchestrated plan for disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration of rebel forces and extremists must accompany any intervention in Mali.

Mali’s War: The Wages of Sin

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.

Sinafrique

A Malian timber scandal points to a positive side of China's controversial growing presence in Africa.