Mali and Other Recent Military Interventions in Africa

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Professor Peter Chilson discusses the unfolding crisis—and French military intervention—in Mali and looks at how it's connected other recent western military campaigns in Libya and Ivory Coast. He's the author of the e-book We Never Knew Exactly Where: Dispatches from the Lost Country of Mali.


Peter Chilson

Comments [3]

Fabio Carasi from In NJ exiled from NY

I am truly happy that Leonard Lopate is no longer avoiding the use of foreign names for people or geographical places. Today he said"Cote d'Ivoire" (I don't have accent keys on my computer) instead of "Ivory Coast." I hope he will persevere and apply this approach to an ever expanding list of names.

Jan. 19 2013 10:19 AM
chris from CA

Where is the link for the podcast?

Jan. 17 2013 02:53 PM

This whole thing started with the fall of Qaddafi. I remember everybody was very happy.

Now Islamists have their own country. Advanced weapons appear all over the place. Nice...

Jan. 17 2013 01:36 PM

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