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The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
Early on during the French intervention which began in January 2013, many journalists in the international press were quick to note that Islamist militants had just “melted away” into the vast desert regions of northern Mali. As French fighter jets attacked key strongholds, hundreds of Islamist fighters prepared convoys, which would escort leaders, weapons, and fighters away from major towns. Eyewitness accounts confirmed suspicions that the militants' departure ...Keep Reading »
Imad Mesdoua is a political analyst at Pasco Risk Management. He specialises in the Middle East and North Africa and is a regular guest and commentator on a host of international television and radio programs. Follow him on twitter@ImadMesdoua