Mayhem in Mali
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  • Lyle Smith

    It wasn’t a very strong democracy apparently. More of an internal failing than an external pushing.

  • Greg Q

    Was it an actual functioning democracy? Or was it a typical African kleptocracy?

    And if it was an actual functioning democracy with the support of the people, why were a few “renegade soldiers” able to take it over?

  • Jacksonian Libertarian

    “It wasn’t a very strong democracy apparently.” Lyle Smith
    This is my immediate response as well, 4 elections but did power ever really change hands?

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