Today Mali, tomorrow Nigeria for al-Qaeda - By Richard Dowden

From African Arguments Wed Jan 16 2013, 09:47:09

From being a blank spot on the map, the Sahara now looks like a springboard for the advance of militant Islam. Until recently Mali was famous only for its music and for Timbuktu -- our nickname for nowhere. Suddenly the

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