Turmoil Erupts In West African Nation Of Mali
by: Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, NPR, April 3, 2012 5:04:00 am
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Within two short weeks, a relatively stable West African democracy has gone from preparing for presidential elections to being taken over by a mutinous military. Add to the mix a rebellion in the north, where separatists have captured the fabled city of Timbuktu.
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