Tamikrest is a Tuareg rock band from Mali who sing for peace and reconciliation in that troubled country. They also just played at the annual Sahel Music Festival in the desert.
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Juan Cole is the founder and chief editor of Informed Comment. He is Richard P. Mitchell Professor of History at the University of Michigan He is author of, among many other books, Muhammad: Prophet of Peace amid the Clash of Empires and The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Follow him on Twitter at @jricole or the Informed Comment Facebook Page