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Gunmen Attack EU Military Training Base In Mali

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 03.21.2016 | World

BAMAKO, March 21 (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen attacked a hotel in Mali's capital Bamako on Monday that had been converted into a base for a Europea...

The Craziest Market in the World: The Bamako Death Market

Paula Froelich | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
Paula Froelich

When I went to Bamako, Mali, these baskets are what I expected to find. Then I went to the Death Market. Fun fact: People in the West Afri...

America Should Stay Out of Africa

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 04.10.2013 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

France will shortly be engaged in rebuilding Mali, a country twice the size of Texas. Does the U.S. really want to join in another nation-building exercise, in a Muslim country, on a continent where Americans are not welcome?

Military Intervention in Mali: Military Logistics and Human Costs

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 01.19.2013 | World
Stefan Simanowitz

Whilst equipment, intelligence, training and support from American, British and French special forces will add steel to the operation, it will nevertheless involve difficult desert fighting conditions against a well-armed enemy.

Mali Cries Out

Sam Savage | Posted 05.22.2012 | World
Sam Savage

This has all been a long time coming. In northern Mali, a growing Touareg rebellion has created tens of thousands of refugees and has displaced many more than that. Yet this rebellion is far different from the rebellions of past decades.

Attacks Near Presidential Palace

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2012 | World

By David Lewis BAMAKO, March 21 (Reuters) - Mali surrounded its presidential palace with armoured vehicles on Wednesday as heavy gunf...