Kony 2012 campaign calls for plastering posters everywhere tonight. But the use of child soldiers goes far beyond warlord Kony and his LRA. It is the norm in most civil wars. Governments, too, use children to fight. One way to stop it: Deny military aid to these governments.
Recent coups in Mali and Guinea-Bissau don't amount to a big continental shift, according to a new statistical analysis.
Maybe, but the Tuaregs have longed for independence for decades, and Mali's security has been declining for years.