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Getting Beyond Belligerent Nationalism: A Global Survival Imperative

At the outset, world leaders will need to plan rationally, self-consciously and (above all) collaboratively for global survival. More than anything else, this would signify a refreshingly new willingness to realign traditionally narrow judgments of national self-interest with the much wider interests of humankind. Although meeting this complex requirement will at first appear unrealistic, nothing could be less pragmatic than staying stubbornly on our present collision course.

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On Targuité, Nomadism and the Nation: The Origins of Tuareg Militant Nationalism in North Africa Peter J. Munson Wed, 06/12/2013 - 3:30am

As contemporary North African societies continue to re-arrange themselves , one of the enduring dilemmas that continues to rise to the fore is what has been described as “the Tuareg question."