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Northern Mali

Al-Qaeda takeover of northern Mali


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Fund for Peace (FfP) Failed States Index: 94.5 Alert (worst is 120)
HIIK Conflict Barometer 2008: 4
WFP Hunger Map: 32 % undernourished
International Crisis Group Crisis Watch: Unchanged

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