Predictions? Could Mali be the next terrorist stronghold?

We’re hearing more and more about terrorism – the administration embraced the word over the weekend – in west and north Africa during the last week or so, and I find the situation in Mali disturbing. The military wing of our government sees a big area of concern, but the politicians don’t see it that way.

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French attack al-Qaida linked groups in western Africa

As the United States “winds-down” efforts against Islamic terrorist organizations in Asia, the French are ramping-up against Islamist militants in the African nation of Mali. The French are using fighter jets to pound al-Qaida linked training camps in the northern part of the country.

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