by Morgan Lorraine Roach
The Heritage Foundation
January 02, 2013
The U.S. should not let the urgency of a military intervention derail efforts to re-establish governance in Mali. A Malian government led by an undisciplined military dismissive of democratic governance would draw the country closer to the brink of failed statehood. For a country that was once considered a promising model for democracy, the future of Mali’s stability will depend on ballots, not bullets.



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