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Old 11-15-2012   #187
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AdamG,

The second linked article by a Time journalist in Mali has this amazing line:
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Northern Mali is barely a hop and skip across the Mediterranean.
Really?

Politics aside how the local population react is a good indicator, so this was a gem:
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Buses to the north are now packed, filled with refugees no longer willing to wait out the now quiet conflict far from home. Their departure has left refugee camps at a fraction of their original size, say local officials.
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