mali http://kbia.org en Global Journalist: Why jihadists are taking root in North Africa http://kbia.org/post/global-journalist-why-jihadists-are-taking-root-north-africa <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The recent hostage crisis at a gas plant in Algeria, and Islamist violence in Mali, both illustrate the reach of jihadist movements in Northern Africa.</span></p><p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 00:30:47 +0000 Rehman Tungekar & Mikkel Christensen 28548 at http://kbia.org Global Journalist: Why jihadists are taking root in North Africa How US drone strikes impact Pakistan http://kbia.org/post/how-us-drone-strikes-impact-pakistan <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The United States government has escalated the uses of drone strikes in Pakistan and in Yemen since the start of the year. And now the U.S. appears to be considering the use of drone strikes in Mali, a North African country where French forces are helping the government fight Islamist militants and rebels.</span></p><p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 22:26:36 +0000 David Reed 28149 at http://kbia.org How US drone strikes impact Pakistan Conflict erupts in northern Mali http://kbia.org/post/conflict-erupts-northern-mali <p></p><p>There’s a West African city that represents the end of the world, the remote place that inspired the phrase, “From here to Timbuktu.” Thu, 15 Nov 2012 23:53:27 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 24595 at http://kbia.org Conflict erupts in northern Mali