PBS NewsHour

Northern Mali Faces Political, Economic Crisis

Clip: 01/14/2013 | 7m 41s

Despite French air strikes, Islamist rebels have gained more control of Mali, a nation rich in minerals and resources. Jeffrey Brown talks to the Atlantic Council's J. Peter Pham and Emira Woods of Institute for Policy Studies about advances by the insurgency to control the West African nation, where democracy has weakened.

Aired: 01/14/13

Rating: NR

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