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Author Stewart, Dona J., author

Title What is next for Mali? : the roots of conflict and challenges to stability / Dona J. Stewart
Published Carlisle Barracks, PA : Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War College Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 86 pages) : map
Contents Introduction -- Mali: background to a crisis -- The crisis unfolds -- The Sahel regional security framework -- Conclusion -- Endnotes
Summary In March 2012, the government of Mali, one of the most touted symbols of Africa's democratic potential, fell in a military-executed coup. At the same time, a 4-decades old rebellion among Tuaregs seeking autonomy or independence reached new heights fueled by weapons from Libya and the belief that the Arab Spring could extend to northern Mali. Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and their allies were quick to capitalize on the increasing chaos in a territory characterized by lack of government control and poverty and seized the major cities in the north. While French-led military intervention restored security to cities in the north, the underlying social, economic and political issues of the crisis remain
Notes "November 2013."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 67-86)
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SSI, viewed Nov. 29, 2013)
Subject Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb
Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.
Coup d'├ętat (Mali : 2012)
Tuareg Rebellion (Mali : 2012- )
Insurgency -- Mali
Internal security -- Mali
Political stability -- Mali
Autonomy and independence movements.
Internal security.
Political stability.
Politics and government
Mali -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements
Mali -- History -- Coup d'├ętat, 2012
Mali -- History -- Tuareg Rebellion, 2012-
Mali -- Politics and government
Form Electronic book
Author Army War College (U.S.). Press, publisher
Army War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute, issuing body
ISBN 1584876026
Other Titles Roots of conflict and challenges to stability