Early Perspectives on the Mali Crisis from a Jihadist Forum (II)

From The Moor Next Door Sun Jan 20 2013, 14:04:45

Since the beginning of France's intervention in northern Mali (Operation SERVAL), users of the Ansar al-Mujahideen forum have posted continuous news updates on the situation in northern Mali. During much of 2012, forum users have seen Mali as an unqualified success for Salafi-jihadism in Africa, posting long essays and poems praising and theorising the potentials [...]

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