April 29, 2013 /
The New Republic
How a team of sneaky librarians duped Al Qaeda.
March 29, 2013
The neighborhood of garishly opulent mansions is aptly known to locals as "Cocainebougou," or Cocaine Town. It stands as testament to the sudden collapse of Mali.
March 27, 2013 /
Amid the drug palaces of northern Mali, it's easy to see why this war will be hard to win.
March 25, 2013 /
After a crackdown on music, Baba Salah wants to keep Islamists out of his hometown.
March 20, 2013 /
On most days it’s easy to forget that this is still a country under military rule, but the indictment of a prominent journalist offered a vivid reminder.
March 15, 2013
Senior editor Tom Hundley highlights the high caliber, award-winning journalism produced by our student reporting fellows.
March 14, 2013
In northern Mali, far from Western eyes, a powerful Al Qaeda affiliate has managed to carve out what is effectively a new country. What they do with it will determine the future of the war on terror.
March 14, 2013 /
We were halfway to Timbuktu when we heard the pop. It was just after 3:45 p.m., and we’d been bouncing along the unpaved, deeply-rutted dirt road which leads to Timbuktu for nearly eight hours.
February 4, 2013
Peter Chilson discusses Mali, regional borders and migration issues at Washington University in St. Louis.
January 30, 2013 /
Al Jazeera English's program "Listening Post" examines why journalists are finding it difficult to cover the story in Mali. It features an interview with Pulitzer Center grantee Peter Chilson.