The Role of Islam and Natural Resources in Current Mali Political Turmoil

  title={The Role of Islam and Natural Resources in Current Mali Political Turmoil},
  author={A. Shuriye and Dauda Sh. Ibrahim},
  journal={Mediterranean journal of social sciences},
In the recent times, the Republic of Mali has been striving to restore peace and harmony in the state. The conflict initiated by insurgent Islamist groups fighting against the Malian government for independence in northern Mali. The revolt against the government is associated with the implementation of shariah laws. Despite the current decrepit political condition in Mali it seems to be a site of attraction of Western military intervention. This paper studies the role of religion and natural… Expand


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