January 17, 2013
AQIM, Mali etc
First apologies for a year of absence. I have been supporting several partners on creating a new firm and wrapping a major project that has dragged two years.
Now that things are getting hot out in the Maghreb, it is worth tracking given the spill into the Maghreb via Algeria (or re-back-spill.
A quick reflexion: given the arms spillover from Libya, this is genuinely dangerous for the Algerians, and has some potential for upending the stasis that has characterised the W. Sahara dispute. The French intervention in Mali was without doubt required, but..
Posted by The Lounsbury at January 17, 2013 03:37 AM
Filed Under: Maghreb
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