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Mali lawmaker begs for help from U.S.

The only female member of Mali's parliament representing the northern part of the country is pleading for help from the United States in the midst of a battle against al-Qaida fighters.

Monday - 04/01/2013, 12:21pm EDT

Tags: Mali, j.j. green, Haidara Aissata, Richard Barrett, International Centre for Counter-Terrorism - The Hague, Tom Creal

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In Africa, choosing curfews over chaos

Terrified by roving bands of killers, a farmer in northern Nigeria told her customers last week that she would not be able to make her deliveries.

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 07:17am EDT

Tags: j.j. green, Nigeria, al-Qaida, Boko Haram, State Department, Daniel Benjamin, Bruce Wharton

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