The Brian Lehrer Show Edit this Published by The Brian Lehrer Show Getting Mali Wrong Listen 13 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/267970/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Malian National guards patrol on January 16, 2013 at a military airbase in Bamako. (Issouf Sanogo / AFP/Getty Images) i Laura Seay, assistant professor of political science at Morehouse College, warns against bad analogies about the conflict in Mali in her recent Foreign Policy article, "Mali Is Not a Stan."