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Mali: After the fall of Timbuktu (part 2)

As northern rebels rout the army, it's clear that the justification for Mali's coup has backfired miserably. François Picard's panel looks at the double-whammy of a country cut in two and the prospect of crippling sanctions.

  • Gregory Mann, Professor of History, Columbia University;
  • Adam Thiam, Columnist at newspaper Le Républicain (from Bamako, Mali);
  • Melissa Bell, France24 Senior Correspondent (from Bamako, Mali);
  • Gilles Yabi, Director of West Africa Program, International Crisis Group (from Dakar, Senegal).

 

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Produced by Christopher Davis, Elom Marcel Toblé, Mary Colombel, Sara Bertilsson

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