First thoughts on Mali's second coup

From Africa is a Country Tue Dec 11 2012, 04:32:05

Mali's interim Prime Minister--and NASA's ex-interplanetary navigator--Cheikh Modibo Diarra was chased out of office Tuesday morning. He'd been arrested the night before by soldiers under the orders of Captain Amadou Haya Sanogo, the man who led the coup that set the country into a disastrous spiral of instability in March. Early Tuesday morning, in a [...]

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