Daybreak: Fighting in Mali Intensifies

Plus a Syrian university suffers a major attack

Last Night’s Debate: No Red Lines, No Peace

Israel and Iran featured in a foreign policy debate with little substance

Songs of Desert Wanderers

I was drawn to Mali’s nomads and their musical pleas for a homeland, until they allied with Islamists

Pilgrimage

An engagement at an African music festival took bandleader Jeremiah Lockwood as far from his musical roots as he’d ever ventured—and put him in tune with them anew

Sub-Saharan Fusions

How an American saxophonist came to cut a record with a group of Ugandan Jews

Inside Player

Oran Etkin takes his cues from Malian griots, Louis Armstrong, and the shtetl

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