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Adam Nossiter, West Africa bureau chief for the New York Times, and Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, NPR West Africa correspondent, discuss the coup in Mali and the peaceful election and transition of power in Senegal.
Listeners may be interested in a few blog posts by Greg Mann, a Columbia University historian of Mali, on the coup:
Blog with some coverage of Mali. Appears to take an anti Western hegemony view. See also earlier entry:
Both from Libya360:
Via commenter at Moon of Alabama.
At the heart of the Mali problem is the raping & cutting of Africa into new states with disparate populations crammed into bizarre borders. Africans MUST have a continental convention to re-draw, reconfigure, realign, re-do these reckless crimes of the white countries in a peaceful, rational manner OR it will be done by war as the case of the Soudan. These borders as they are currently need not be cemented forever just because white people did it. They are not sacrosanct. We need to do it.
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