Mali Militants Pose Regional Threat


Islamist militants fleeing northern Mali could attract the support of sympathetic militias in the region, and even target countries with large expatriate communities, analysts warn.
  • Mali:  The Regional Threat Posed By Mali's Militants

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 18 February 2013

    Militant Islamists fleeing northern Mali under pressure from French forces could undermine security in neighbouring countries from where some of the fighters are believed to hail. ... read more »

Photo: Magharebia

Al-Qaeda draws Maghreb militants to Mali.

  • Mali:  Why the Hardest Part Is Yet to Come

    ThinkAfricaPress, 15 February 2013

    Retaking the north was the easy part. Now Mali faces guerrilla attacks, reportedly increasing cooperation between rebel groups, 'the Tuareg problem', and a divided government. read more »

  • Mali:  What's the Way Forward for Mali?

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 12 February 2013

    The French military offensive in Mali halted militant Islamists' drive southwards and dislodged them from parts of the northern region, but the fight is far from over, and the ... read more »

  • Mali:  Hazards and Options for Mali's Future

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 12 February 2013

    The French military offensive in Mali halted militant Islamists' drive southwards and dislodged them from parts of the northern region, but the fight is far from over, and the ... read more »

  • Mali:  A Wake-Up Call From Mali

    The Namibian, 12 February 2013

    WEST Africa rarely figures prominently on the global agenda. So it is clear that something very serious is happening when it dominates the news headlines and political debate ... read more »

  • West Africa:  Consequences of the Military Intervention in Mali - Tinderbox in Sahel

    Moroccan American Center for Policy, 8 February 2013

    Experts think Mali crisis could create opportunity for rapprochement between Algiers & Rabat over W. Sahara conflict, and 'at least agreement that establishment of any new ... read more »

  • Mali:  Prosecuting Mali's Extremists

    Institute for War & Peace Reporting, 8 February 2013

    As complex conflict runs on, does International Criminal Court have a role to play? read more »