Islamists in Mali drawing children into fighting

Columbus Dispatch 25 February 2013
By Krista Larson

The radical Islamic fighters showed up at Mohamed Salia’s Quranic school armed with weapons and demanding to address his students. The leader, named Hamadi, entered one of the classrooms, took a piece of chalk and scrawled his message on the blackboard.

"How to wage holy war,” he wrote in Arabic. "How to terrorize the enemy in combat,” the lesson plan continued. (continue reading...)