Leela Jacinto

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The Fiery Fall of Burkina Faso’s ‘Beautiful Blaise’

The last time I was in Burkina Faso was in early March 2011, when the winds of the so-called Arab Spring were howling through the ...

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The Regretful Jihadists of the Islamic State

On Sept. 24, as the U.N. Security Council prepared to adopt a resolution aimed at tackling the threat of foreign terrorist fighters around the world, ...

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Stuffing the Sheep in Kabul

It's déjà vu season in America's "right" and "wrong" war zones. In Iraq, the old Bush-era neocons are back on the airwaves, blaming everyone but ...

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Nigeria Is Not Pakistan

Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain was scheduled to arrive in the Nigerian capital of Abuja on April 21 with a group of around 70 officials and ...

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Where Are You, Bouteflika?

There aren't too many elections in the world where the leading candidate is seldom seen or heard. So, when John Kerry visited Algiers earlier this ...

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Is Karzai Actually a Great Leader?

Afghan presidents historically have never gone gently into the night -- they have been variously shot, poisoned, suffocated by pillows, castrated, and hanged. This has ...

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The New Mayor of Kabul

Election Day is just around the corner, and once again campaign overload has struck Afghanistan in a riot of colors, candidate mug shots, and election ...

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About Leela Jacinto

Leela Jacinto is an award-winning international news reporter at FRANCE 24 specializing in the Middle East and South Asia.

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There’s No Clear Response to Hack that Cancelled ‘The Interview’

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The Palestinians Decide to Roll the Dice at the United Nations

Baby Steps for AfPak Relations

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