What are they doing in Kidal, anyway?
Easy to forget how long and deeply involved the Americans have been in a part of the world that most US taxpayers would struggle to identify on a world map. But I wouldn't want all the Americans out of Mali - sorry, terribly arrogant thing to say. The Peace Corps have been doing a fantastic job in recent years, helping promote just the sort of tourism that Edwin Dyer loved.
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