Hilary Matfess

National Defense University

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Researcher with National Defense University'a Center for Complex Operations; former researcher with the Nigeria Social Violence Project at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies

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Terrorists in the West African country of Mali made international news today by  seizing 170 hostages  in the Radisson Blu, a hotel in the capital city of Bamako.

Gunmen Attack Mali Hotel

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