• In this photo taken Saturday Jan. 26, 2013 Bawba Mint Baba Ahmed is photographed in Mopti, Mali. Bawba Mint Baba Ahmed's sewing

    As French Malian forces oust al-Qaida-linked militants, ethnic tensions exacerbated by months of political upheaval are putting Mali's minorities in danger.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 01, 2013, 4:51 PM EST
  • In this Tuesday Feb. 14, 2012 file photo, Libyan militias from towns throughout the country's west parade through Tripoli, Libya

    Feedback loup with chaos-ridden neighbor Mali poised to make post-Gadhafi Libya a dangerous sesspool of weapons and Islamic militants operating freely.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 26, 2013, 4:45 PM EST