After reading the following seed posted by Artiea, I felt I needed a geographic perspective --
Sharia in action in Mali: Islamic supremacists announce they'll cut off ears of any woman not wearing black veil
Do Americans really understand what is going on in the world? Has our political infighting caused Americans to stop thinking of the world around them? When all the while bit by bit other countries are being torn apart by religious thugs? or are they opportunists using religion as a cover for their lawlessness?
In Preview, I can not see the images of the maps of Mali and Timbuktu, Mail, sorry if they are not seen.