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Obscurity: Holy Malvinas!

The recent papal election has brought the native Argentina of Pope Francis under the spotlight. The media has focused largely on the tenuous relationship between the now Pope and President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and the now Pope’s actions during … Continue reading

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Weekly News Roundup: Rumblings in Central Africa, progress on the two Sudans, and Al Qaeda’s pitiful online game

Busy week in several areas of interest for Notes on the Periphery! A lot of interesting stuff to get plugged into… West Africa Mali: Le Monde has a very eloquent description of the Islamist fighters’ “citadel of rocks”—the rugged Adrar de … Continue reading

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