Mali: The next Afghanistan or Libya?

War supporters prefer to compare it with last year’s Libyan intervention. But the differences are greater than the similarities. Photo
Timbuktu residents rally against control by the Islamist group Ansar Dine in this photo posted in April on a website sponsored by the United States military command in Africa.
Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 01/16/2013 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Wednesday, 01/16/2013 10:34 am EST


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