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While the United States has been busy trying to route out Islamic extremism in Afghanistan, Somalia, Yemen and Pakistan, other extremist groups have had a resurgence in North Africa.
Western leaders must recognize the threat of al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb in North Africa.
No one saw 9/11 or the end of the Soviet Union coming—what equivalent is coming in Obama's second term?
A State Department official says achievements in the former terrorist haven should be a model for future action in Africa.
An expert says the French hope to protect Europe's 'backyard.'
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Radical Islamists held on to a city in central Mali Friday after sending the Malian military reeling in retreat. With the militants showing the capability to press even further into government-held territory, international aid organizations began evacuating staff from the narrow central belt of the country.
Despite Nigerian Government statements that Boko Haram was finished, the group has grown increasingly stronger over the past two years.
CAIRO (AP) — Islamists approved a draft constitution for Egypt early Friday without the participation of liberal and Christian members, seeking to pre-empt a court ruling that could dissolve their panel with a rushed, marathon vote that further inflames the conflict between the opposition and President Mohammed Morsi.
A coup in Sudan would only have installed another faction of the Muslim Brotherhood into power, as true supporters of democracy haven't been able to unify behind a leader.
Turkey is a secular democracy and can serve as a balancer between the West and the Muslim world.