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Background on Mali: An Interview with the Council on Foreign Relations’ John Campbell

January 30th, 2013, Comment & Analysis, Podcasts

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After French forces went into Mali to mid-January, theglobalexperts.org conducted an interview with the Council on Foreign Relations’ John Campbell to provide journalists with some background information and context. Campbell is a Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies.

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MEDIA ALERT: French troops in Mali prepare for first major ground operation against insurgents

January 16th, 2013, Media Alerts

MEDIA ALERT: French troops in Mali prepare for first major ground operation against insurgents Jan. 16, 2013   French troops are moving north Wednesday for their first major ground operation in Mali alongside Malian troops, in an attempt to stop rebels, believed to be associated with the terrorist group al-Qaeda, from dominating a region that some [...]

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Tragic Violence in Libya: No Excuse for Perpetrators—or for Provocateurs

September 12th, 2012, Comment & Analysis

With the tragic killing of the American ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, and several of his staff as a consequence of an attack on a US consulate in Benghazi (where the Libyan revolution, that we supported, began, I might [stevens_302] add), and the nearly simultaneous storming of the US embassy in Cairo, maybe we’re now thinking: is it Iran all over again? Has the Arab Spring turned into an anti-American winter?

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Lessons from my talks with the Taliban

July 30th, 2012, Comment & Analysis

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To judge by discussions I had with figures close to the Afghan Taliban in Dubai last week, on certain key issues the Taliban leadership and the US administration are far closer than most analysts believe. The chief obstacle to a peace settlement is likely to come not from Taliban links to al-Qaeda but rather from the question of how to divide up power within Afghanistan.

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MEDIA ALERT: French Police Capture Armed Man in Toulouse

June 20th, 2012, Media Alerts

Four people held hostage by a gunman in French city of Toulouse

TOULOUSE, FRANCE- French police have captured an armed man who took four hostages in a Toulouse bank Wednesday. According to French media reports, the man claimed allegiance to al-Qaeda and acted for religious reasons. The hostages have been released.

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R. Guitton on Christians massacres in Iraq: “It’s a matter of humanity, not community”

December 14th, 2010, Comment & Analysis, Podcasts

A wave of anti-Christian violence has been blowing over Iraq for some weeks, first through the mass killings claimed by Al Qaeda in a Syriac Catholic Church, followed by a series of attacks on Christian homes. René Guitton, religious scholar and author, discusses (view French version here). You have closely followed the recent killings in [...]

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