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Weekly News Roundup: Nigeria’s state of emergency, Kidal battle looming, and Ansar al-Sharia Tunisia

Missed a week again as I was away in the greatest city in the world. But have no fear, a double helping of news roundup is here for all to see. West Africa Nigeria: In the most drastic measures taken … Continue reading

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March Madness at Notes on the Periphery!: Part 4 (Asia-Pacific)

(Note: This post was completed in conjunction with Will Vogt, another Notes on the Periphery contributor and the beloved “obscurity” columnist.) On April 8, the three most fun weeks of the year ended, namely NCAA college basketball’s final tournament. For … Continue reading

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Weekly News Roundup: AQIM’s bad week, Croatian weapons, and…the Sultanate of what?

A little late with the news roundup this week…But have no fear, all the stories you were dying to sink your teeth from the past week and a half (but forgot about until now) below! West Africa Mali: The Government … Continue reading

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