Monkey Cage Post on Mali’s Elections and Jihadist Violence

In lieu of a post today, I’m linking to this piece I published on Friday with the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage. The piece discusses patterns in jihadist violence during Mali’s July-August presidential elections.

Your feedback is welcome as always!

2 thoughts on “Monkey Cage Post on Mali’s Elections and Jihadist Violence

  1. The general consensus (as you correctly point out in your article) seems to be that after the election, not much has changed on the political horizon and the precarious status quo is not a situation anyone south of Ségou is proud of but exactly what the different Islamist (and Touareg) groups want, so they can go about their smuggling businesses.

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