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Tennis and civic striving in the nation's capital.

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Muhammadu Buhari

A General and a Democrat

An old soldier is chosen to clean up Nigeria— and defend it.

Apr 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 30


The Battle for Paris

The next mayor of the French capital will be a woman. But which one?

Mar 31, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 28

Albert Camus

Algerian Dilemma

Reflections from Camus in his centennial year.

Dec 9, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 13


Mali Votes for Stability

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita takes the helm in a beleaguered country under attack from Islamic extremists.

1:32 PM, Aug 14, 2013

Election posters in Gao, northern Mali

Hope for Mali

Go ahead and vote, but be sure to have the protection of Western airpower.

Aug 5, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 44

de Gaulle

France’s de Gaulle

Or de Gaulle’s France. Are the two interchangeable?

Mar 25, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 27


Money for Mali

Some confusion at State – and fast cash from the White House.

8:05 AM, Feb 14, 2013


Mali at War, Again

Leading from the front, and with no legal hassles.

4:01 PM, Jan 16, 2013

Mohamed Abdel Aziz

The Moor Strategy

Mauritania’s President Mohamed Abdel Aziz on Islamists and underdevelopment in the Sahel

Jan 21, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 18

François Hollande

A Conversation in Paris

As the Socialists take over.

Jul 2, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 40


Tuareg Nation Upsets U.S. Policy in Africa

Azawad proclaims independence in North Mali.

9:25 AM, Apr 7, 2012

Map of Mali

Tuareg Forces Take Tessalit

Uncertainty in Mali a blow to U.S. counter-terror policy in Africa.

6:04 PM, Mar 13, 2012

Map of Mali

African Intrigues

The longer the small desert war lasts, the more America’s African strategy is undercut.

2:30 PM, Mar 8, 2012

Map of Mali

Mischief in Mali

A model African country confronts subversion—with U.S. help.

Mar 12, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 25

Photo of troops in Mali

War Comes to Mali

Al Qaeda advances under cover of tribal conflict.

Feb 20, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 22


Israel's Survival

An enduring question.

10:00 AM, Jul 14, 2011

Selling Sudan Down the River

Selling Sudan Down the River

The Obama administration’s diplomatic ­malpractice.

Mar 1, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 23

Two Sudans Are Better Than One

How to end the civil war and weaken the Islamists.

Jun 15, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 37

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